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Re: Orphaned chntpw (NT password changer / registry editor) in EPEL



On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 08:30:36AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> 
> I was the maintainer of this package, but I have orphaned this package
> in EPEL.
> 
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/name/chntpw
> 
> Because it has a non-responsive upstream and the code internally is
> quite horrible, we wrote a clean, secure replacement library (called
> 'hivex'[1]), and so I am no longer interested in maintaining this
> package.

Is hivex compatible with chntpw (same command-line, assuming that 
both are command-line applications)? If it is so, maybe it could
obsolete chntpw. I think it is important in EPEL to have all abandonned
packages to be obsoleted.

-- 
Pat


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