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Re: Audit Parsing Library Requirements



On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 13:53 -0600, Klaus Weidner wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 01:42:00PM -0600, LC Bruzenak wrote:
> > That to me means that the field names are not unique; hence my question.
> 
> There's two separate issues here:
> 
> - audit records that contain the same field name twice for different
>   purposes in a single record. I think this happens in a couple of places
>   where uid or something like that is re-used. My preference would be to
>   consider this a bug in the audit generation that needs fixing, instead
>   of having the parser handle it. (As a side note, any remaining tag names
>   containing spaces should also be fixed...)

Yes, and the audit scanner(s) would have to handle/accommodate this
also.

In this scheme is there a distinction between name/value pairs supplied
by the kernel vice those added by userspace or audit-aware applications?

LCB.

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LC Bruzenak
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