ports/62516: hostsenty port is unusable as packaged
kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Mar 6 13:50:17 UTC 2004
The following reply was made to PR ports/62516; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
To: Dan Mahoney <danm at prime.gushi.org>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: ports/62516: hostsenty port is unusable as packaged
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 05:43:49 -0800
On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 02:54:54AM -0500, Dan Mahoney wrote:
> 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.
This port is unmaintained and should be removed if no-one can come
forward to address this. Thanks for bringing it up.
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