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Re: rkhunter found this...



Tom Horsley wrote:
On Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:40:06 -0700
Daniel B. Thurman wrote:

Looking @ /dev/nul:
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# more /dev/nul
nsdc: no patch necessary.
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What does this mean?

It means some script somewhere did an rm -f on /dev/null
then later some other script redirected output to /dev/null
thus creating it as a regular file.

It looks more like a typo, as another poster said (one L).


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