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Re: Tripwire in Extras



On Wed, 5 Apr 2006 16:26:51 +0200, Jos Vos wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 07:11:48AM -0700, MJang wrote:
> 
> > I see Tripwire has been removed from FC5 extras, but per
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/FC5Status , it's probably going to
> > get a new maintainer soon. Will it be available in FC5 Extras after it
> > gets the new maintainer, or will it go someplace else like
> > Extras-Development?
> 
> Shouldn't Tripwire be replaced by another package, that is the
> successor of Tripwire?  I don't remember its name, but (long ago)
> I got the impression that Tripwire was not actively maintained
> anymore and/or had some licensing issues and that there existed
> a fork/successor of it.

The successor/replacement is called "rpm -Va" plus SELinux. ;)
No, seriously, other projects like AIDE (also in Fedora Extras as "aide")
have not seen a lot of progress as to beat Tripwire by lengths. There's
also the problem of prelinking, which confuses these integrity checkers
and their users.


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