Forum: Ruby win32-security 0.1.0

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Daniel B. (Guest)
on 2008-12-18 06:59
(Received via mailing list)
Hi everyone,

The Win32Utils Team is happy to announce the first release of the
win32-security
  library.

Haha, yes, I know, Windows "Security". Get it out of your system now.
Done? Ok.

= What is it?
A library that encapsulates various aspects of Windows security. For now
it only
includes a class that encapsulates SID's. Future releases will include
classes
that encapsulate ACL's, ACE's, Tokens, etc.

(There's some partially complete work for other classes in CVS if you're
interested)

= Quick example
require 'win32/security'
include Win32

sid = Security::SID.open('djberge')

sid.valid? # => true
sid.to_s   # => "S-1-5-21-3733855671-1102023144-2002619019-1000"
sid.length # => 28
sid.sid    # => "\001\005\000\000\000\000\000\005\025\000\000\000..."

= Where is it?
On our project page of course, at
http://www.rubyforge.org/projects/win32utils.
It's also listed on the RAA at
http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/win32-security.

= How do I get it?
gem install win32-security

Or, download the .zip file and install manually

Enjoy!

The Win32Utils Team
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