Bug 433782 - spec file missing %verify section for auditd.conf
spec file missing %verify section for auditd.conf
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: audit (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Grubb
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2008-02-21 08:50 EST by Eduard Benes
Modified: 2009-11-18 10:34 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-11-18 10:34:20 EST
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Description Eduard Benes 2008-02-21 08:50:05 EST
Description of problem:
The config file for audit does not have a %verify section in the .spec file 
telling the rpm to skip any mtime (md5, size) issues with the file when a user 
runs with --verify. Or is there a reason why we do not want to have it for 
auditd.conf file? 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
audit-1.6.5-2.el5

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -V audit
  
Actual results:
$ rpm -V audit
.......T c /etc/audit/auditd.conf

Expected results:
No rpm verfify issues on /etc/audit/auditd.conf
Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2008-02-21 09:26:06 EST
I didn't know this was a requirement, so I haven't ever thought about it. Are
there any packages that do this that I could look at?
Comment 5 Steve Grubb 2009-11-18 10:34:20 EST
After discussing this on Fedora-devel mail list, I do not think its a good idea to purposely hide rpm's ability to detect changed config files. Especially for security packages.

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