[Pkg-aide-maintainers] Bug#245423: aide regularly "forgets" about /sbin and /dev

allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr
Fri Jun 16 14:06:31 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 05:22:47PM +0200, allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 01:39:05PM +0000, Guillaume Tamboise wrote:
> > Package: aide
> > Version: 0.10-6.1
> > Followup-For: Bug #245423
> > 
> > 
> > I am facing the same issue with /sbin and with a certain number of files
> > in /dev. I have been using aide for woody for a long time and never face
> > this issue. The issue came on board quickly after I moved to Sarge.
> Hello Debian AIDE maintainers,
> I am seeing the same issue on my server: aide worked fine on woody,
> but I have recently upgraded to sarge and today I get a report 
> where /sbin and /lib files are "added".

Experimentally, the corruption happens randomly when writing the
database. When I get a corrupted db, regenerating the database with the
same underlying filesystem lead to a non-corrupted db.
OTOH, trying to read a corrupted db never succeed.

So the problem might be with the underlying db engine.

Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>

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