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Bug#243938: Existing packages


Le mardi 23 août 2005 à 18:17 +0100, Zak Kipling a écrit :
> Moritz Naumann wrote:
> The source package works well for me, with one caveat: it installs the
> line:
> INSTALLDIR=[build-time install directory]
> in /etc/rkhunter.conf. This needs to be replaced with INSTALLDIR=/usr
> before rkhunter will run successfully. I fixed this by adding:
I was not aware of this problem, as my rkhunter.conf was already
configured before I install my package.

> sed -i 's:^INSTALLDIR=$(CURDIR)/debian/rkhunter$$:INSTALLDIR=/usr:' \
>        $(CURDIR)/debian/rkhunter/etc/rkhunter.conf
> below the ./installer.sh line in debian/rules.
I added your correction and have just uploaded the 1.2.7-9 package to my

> The installed package then works fine for me although, as has been
> commented earlier, the /usr/lib/rkhunter tree needs splitting between
> /usr and /var so that /usr can be read-only.
The entire /usr/lib/rkhunter/db directory should be
in /var/lib/rkhunter, but as I don't know how to handle it with the
install script that would need a major rewrite to do this.

The cron script can also be improved (I have just copied the example
from the homepage).

> I'd been thinking about trying to package this for a while myself, so
> it's good to see that people are already working on it. I'm quite
> happy
> to help out in any way though.

As already proposed to Frederik, I am also ready to help as far as I can
for this package. Maybe we can try and work together, and ask for a DD
to sponsor once we obtain a ready-to-upload package, what do you think
of it?


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