[arch-general] Problems with snort package
Kessia 'even' Pinheiro
kessiapinheiro at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 20:26:30 EDT 2008
Sorry, i forgot add a issue  in bugtracker. . . Someone add this
bug, but solves with a patch. I do a new package. =)
On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 9:20 PM, Angel Velásquez <angvp at archlinux.com.ve> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 2:00 AM, Kessia 'even' Pinheiro
> <kessiapinheiro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
> Hi Kessia! our beloved brazilian hacker girl.
>> I did a snort instalation using the package from extra, but i got some
>> problems. The package does not works after a fresh install. The
>> problems are:
>> - There are some problematic links with /usr/src/lib/snort_*
>> - The conf /etc/snort/snort.conf doesn't load the rules, because the
>> rules arent there!
>> - The start script /etc/rc.d/snort doesn't start because the
>> $SNORT_ARGS is blank. That should be some SNORT_OPTIONS and they
>> are in /etc/conf.d/snort, but are never read.
>> - The /etc/conf.d/snort is never used, and the security or
>> incremental arguments like user, group or interface aren't used. So
>> the user can edit it, but will never have efect.
>> So, after that (and some more problems that i do not remember, I
>> made another package , fixed all the problems and made some changes.
>>  http://even.archlinux-br.org/things/arch/snort.tar.gz
>> Thats all!
> Good work!, Imho you should send an e-mail to Andreas Radke (who is the
> maintainer) to report the issues, also open a bug in the bugtracker
> (http://bugs.archlinux.org) and post something on the forum
> http://bbs.archlinux.org then an answer should arrive.
> Angel Velásquez
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