Re: who owns the ports?
Giacomo Mulas (email@example.com) wrote on 9 February 2001 12:23:
>On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Rolf Kutz wrote:
>> Wade Richards (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>> > I've got a rescue CD with most of the packages on it, and most(*) of
>> > those packages include MD5 sums for all the files.
>> > There should be a way to, after booting up on my rescue CD, check all
>> > my files against the MD5 checksums on the CD (ignoring the conffiles,
>> > of course).
>> > Better yet, for the packages that are not on my CD, it could get the
>> > MD5s from the FTP archive.
>> > Does anyone know of such a feature already in the rescue disks?
>> No, but you can do it with tripwire.
Another alternative is to use sxid. It can be configured to check not
only s[ug]id programs but any files and directories.
And I think checking conf files is as important as checking binaries.