ports/62516: hostsenty port is unusable as packaged
danm at prime.gushi.org
Sun Feb 8 07:50:12 UTC 2004
>Synopsis: hostsenty port is unusable as packaged
>Arrival-Date: Sat Feb 07 23:50:11 PST 2004
>Originator: Dan Mahoney
>Release: FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE i386
System: FreeBSD prime.gushi.org 4.9-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE #0: Fri Nov 14 20:28:43 EST 2003 danm at prime.gushi.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/PRIME49 i386
The ports/security/hostsentry port is a port that is supposed to be able to monitor for a user's suspicious activity, however,
it requires the python syslog modules, and python dbm and/or gdbm modules. Presently, this module will fail to build under
any FreeBSD python ports (or if attempting to build python from scratch).
Also of note is that the port installs to /usr/local/abacus rather than to /usr/local/etc as is the BSD standard.
Install the hostsentry port and try to configure it.
An add-on for the python port to make this port add the correct module could fix this. Additionally, requiring the py23-gdbm
port should be helpful as well. This port is FAR from ready for prime time, which is a shame, as it's potentially VERY
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