?: RegConnectRegistry for UNIX

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Mon Nov 9 22:41:29 GMT 1998

On Tue, 10 Nov 1998, Rich Pettit wrote:

> > ok, i followed up on this.  the wine project is under the BSD license
> > agreement.  therefore samba code cannot go directly into that source tree
> > except under the BSD license, which is unfortunately too much of a risk.
> > 
> > their work looks pretty good: it does win95 file-format registry however,
> > not NT, so there is no security info in this file.
> > 
> > if nothing else, spawning rpcclient would do the trick.
> I also looked into the Wine code.  It appears to be a registry emulation
> on Unix, not an implementation of remote registry access from non-windows
> (The code I'm referring to is in misc/registry.c.  If I'm in the wrong
> place, let me know.)

that's what i found, i would be quite happy to contribute code to do
remote registry access is if was under the GPL.
> To further compound the problem, the registry key under NT that I'm
> interested in is the largly undocumented HKEY_PERFORMANCE_DATA.  I've
> written all of the code under NT that accesses this key and untangles
> the data into a comprehensible form.  I'd like now to do this from Unix.

did you get the uuencoded smb.tgz file i sent you?

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