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Re: Chkrootkit question



On Tuesday 18 April 2006 09:24, Paul Howarth wrote:
>Anne Wilson wrote:
>> On Monday 17 April 2006 12:36, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> On Monday 17 April 2006 06:34, Anne Wilson wrote:
>>>> These files appear in the 'Suspicious files' section:
>>>>
>>>> /usr/lib/qt-3.3/etc/settings/.qtpartedrc.lock
>>>> /usr/lib/qt-3.3/etc/settings/.qtrc.lock
>>>> /usr/lib/qt-3.3/etc/settings/.qt_plugins_3.3rc.lock
>>>> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.6/i386-linux-thread-multi/auto/DCOP/.
>>>>pac klist /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.6/i386-linux-thread-multi/.packlist
>>>>
>>>> They have been there for some days, and I suspect they may have
>>>> been left behind from a crash.  Should I try to get rid of them,
>>>> or just ignore them? I wouldn't have thought they could be doing
>>>> anything harmful.
>>>
>>> I have some like that Anne, been there for years. I've ignored
>>> them.
>
>The .packlist files come from manually-installed (i.e. not from RPMs)
>perl modules. If the file *does* come from an RPM, I'd suggest
>bugzilla-ing the RPM in question as the .packlist file isn't needed
> and shouldn't be packaged.
>
>Paul.

Humm, I didn't know that till now, thanks. 

Are they required Paul?, or can they be nuked?


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