Linux Forensics Tools Repository: Package Summary for Packages on June 6, 2013:

  • python-apsw-3.7.17-1.{fc15,fc16,fc17,fc18,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Python-apsw is a Python wrapper for the SQLite embedded relational database engine. In contrast to other wrappers such as pysqlite it focuses on being a minimal layer over SQLite attempting just to translate the complete SQLite API into Python. The documentation has a section on the differences between APSW and pysqlite. See here for a list of the changes.
  • libewf-{,devel,tools}-20130416-1.{fc15,fc16,fc17,fc18,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Libewf is a library for support of the Expert Witness Compression Format (EWF). It supports both the SMART (EWF-S01) and EnCase (EWF-E01) format. Libewf allows you to read and write EWF files. Recent versions also support the LEV (EWF-L01) format. Here are the changes from the previous version (20130128):
    • added error tolerance for Logicube image with missing checksum in data section
    • bug fix in libcfile.m4 for building on MingW and Cygwin
    • changes and fixes in debug output
    • changes to zlib.m4 for adler32 detection
    • code clean up
    • fix in libsmdev for MinGW build
    • fixed maximum number of segments
    • fixed unknown symbols error related to libbfio
    • moved README.mingw and README.static to wiki
    • sync with experimental version
    • updated codegear files
    • updated dependencies
    • updated msvscpp files
    • updated types.h
    • updates for libsmdev
    • worked on libcdata integration

  • fmem-kernel-objects-1.6-1.22.{fc15,fc16,fc17,fc18,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Fmem is kernel module that creates device /dev/fmem, similar to /dev/mem but without limitations. The changes added support for the following kernels:
    • 3.9.4-200 for FC18
    • 3.9.2-200 for FC18
    • 3.8.13-100 for FC17
    • 3.8.12-100 for FC17
    • 2.6.32-358.6.2 for EL6
    • 2.6.18-348.6.1 for EL5