Bug#366776: [Pkg-aide-maintainers] Bug#366776: aide: configuration syntax error

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Thu May 11 11:09:36 UTC 2006

severity #366776 important
# the package is not completely unuseable for everyone - it has
# migrated to testing!

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 09:49:52AM +1000, Craig Small wrote:
> I had an old version of aide and upgraded to this one and got the 
> following erorr messages
> # aideinit
> Running aide --init...
> 36:syntax error:

Can you show me the first 40 lines of your

> Configuration error
> cp: cannot stat `/var/lib/aide/aide.db.new': No such file or directory

This looks like bad error handling on my part and a consecutive fault.

> OK, so I purged aide and re-installed.  I still get this message.

Can you show me what's left in your /etc/aide directory after purging

> I'm not sure which file is incorrect as it doesnt give me a filename.

The file in question is /var/lib/aide/aide.conf.autogenerated. I'll
see if I can properly point you towards the file in the wrapper or in
aide itself.


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