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Re: Bug#276627: ITP: systraq -- monitor your system and warn when system files change


On Sun, Oct 17, 2004 at 10:26:50AM +0200, Ludovic Rousseau wrote:
> Can you also document what are the differences between systraq and
> checksecurity? checksecurity does _not_ send a diff of the modified
> files. This feature (no diff sent) seams to be the major advantage of
> systraq over what was provided by *BSD according to [1].

systraq does send diff where it makes sense, so maybe it's a benefit
over checksecurity here (I don't use it).

Moreover, systraq makes debsums nicely integrated. I don't know if the
other tools can do that.

> checksecurity was part of cron so any Debian stable user has it. It is
> now just recommended by cron.
> I do not object to the inclusion of this package but would like to know
> what are the benefits compared to an already existing Debian package.

Quite a natural concern. Maybe I should add more of systraq's strenghs
in the description.

Ask me the questions, bridgekeeper. I am not afraid.

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