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

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Wed Oct 4 11:03:18 UTC 2006


On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 12:28:37PM +0200, Richard van den Berg wrote:
> What I did to try and work around the issue is close aide.db as soon as
> possible (before the reporting is done). So basically, when a
> report (with or without differences found) is printed you will know
> gzclose() has been called, and the aide.db.new normally closed. This
> change is now in CVS and will be in aide-0.12-rc2.

I'm going to package aide 0.12-rc2 for experimental as soon as
possible. Since Debian is going to freeze on October 18, we will be
releasing with aide 0.11 though.

> Another important thing to note is that the real problem (the aide.db
> being corrupted) occurs in the "aide --update" before the "aide
> --update" (or "aide --check") that reports the many added files. It
> would be very interesting to see an "aide -V255 --update" that actually
> created the corrupt aide.db.new.

I am trying to reproduce this on a host that will go out of service on
October 31 and is not being used productively any more. I hope that I
will be able to deliver the logs you need.


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