Bug 46245 - rpm --verify bind complains about /etc/rndc.conf
Summary: rpm --verify bind complains about /etc/rndc.conf
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: bind   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-27 15:14 UTC by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-27 15:14:40 UTC
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2001-06-27 15:14:36 UTC
When I run "rpm --verify bind" with bind-9.1.3-0.rc2.1 installed, I see
"S.5....T c /etc/rndc.conf".  I shouldn't see this complaint, since there's
nothing wrong with the fact that /etc/rndc.conf has been modified, since
it's a config file which frequently gets modified after installation.

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-06-27 15:23:15 UTC
It's the correct behavior nevertheless. rpm --verify shows which files have 
changed. It does not necessarily indicate a problem. (Yes, rpm --verify apache 
shows modifications in httpd.conf, as well).

The reasoning is that it makes sense to get a list of modified files - someone 
who edited a file will know about it, and know it's not a problem that the 
file has changed.
However, if you know you never touched a file, you can see if it has been 
modified by something else (e.g. cracker, filesystem corruption). It also 
helps consultants and support to find out what files their customer edited.

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