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Bug 228122 - audit has missing dep on audit-libs-python
Summary: audit has missing dep on audit-libs-python
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: audit
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Steve Grubb
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-10 02:34 UTC by Curtis Doty
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 1.4.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-02-17 13:10:39 UTC

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Description Curtis Doty 2007-02-10 02:34:30 UTC
This appears to be same as bz#207672. Dunno why it was closed.

But by default, auditd will fail to start unless audit-libs-python package is
also installed.

Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2007-02-10 13:28:52 UTC
# rpm -q --requires audit
audit-libs = 1.4-1.fc6
config(audit) = 1.4-1.fc6
rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1
rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1

#ldd /sbin/auditd =>  (0x00b77000) => /lib/ (0x004cd000) => /lib/ (0x009a1000)
        /lib/ (0x00905000)

The above looks correct. The audit package is 100% C and no python. What command
does not work?

Comment 2 Curtis Doty 2007-02-10 19:13:29 UTC
# rpm -e audit-libs-python
# service auditd restart
Stopping auditd:                                           [  OK  ]
Starting auditd:                                           [FAILED]
# yum -y -d0 install audit-libs-python
# service auditd restart
Stopping auditd:                                           [  OK  ]
Starting auditd:                                           [  OK  ]

And syslog reveals it's the dispatcher:
auditd: Unable to open /sbin/audispd (No such file or directory)

Comment 3 Steve Grubb 2007-02-10 19:36:36 UTC
OK, I see what you mean now. We are replacing that event dispatcher in audit-1.5
with one written in C for higher performance. So probably the best thing to do
is just to leave it "as is" for a week and then it'll work itself out.

Comment 4 Curtis Doty 2007-02-10 19:47:34 UTC
Sounds reasonable for rawhide/f7. But I see this in fc6 too where it appears the
default auditd.conf still has dispatcher=/sbin/audispd.

Your call. I'm just being the dependency pedantisist. :-p

Comment 5 Curtis Doty 2007-02-10 20:00:31 UTC
Uh, make that Deputy Dependency Pedanticist (who can't spell). :-P

But it's a corner case. Since audit-libs-python usually gets brought in anyway
by policycoreutils. Which is not desired in my test scenario.

Comment 6 Steve Grubb 2007-02-17 13:10:39 UTC
I built audit-1.4.1-1 to resolve this issue. Its working its way through testing
and should be pushed to final early next week. A new version has been pushed out
to rawhide, too.

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