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#37 init failed on Fecora 3



I have installed tripwire 2.3-47 on fedora 3.
If I execute tripwire with the --init option an
error is ocurrered.
Please, help me

%> /usr/sbin/tripwire --init
Please enter your local passphrase:
Parsing policy file: /etc/tripwire/tw.pol
Generating the database...
*** Processing Unix File System ***
tripwire: dynamic-link.h:62: elf_get_dynamic_info:
Assertion `! "bad
dynamic tag"' failed.
Software interrupt forced exit: Abort


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    I've got the same error. I guess you used old binary
    package from Red Hat 9?

    In an attempt to solve this, I've tried recompiling Tripwire
    on Core 3 system using Red Hat 9 SRPM package. Which failed
    miserably. Then I found out that current Mandrake SRPM is
    much newer. Basically, it contains 3 additional patches.
    Two of which are compiler related. The first additional
    patch patches the Tripwire source so that it can be compiled
    with gcc 3.3.x. The other forces use of gcc 3.3.4 (well,
    simple fix for "doesn't compile with gcc 3.4.x and 4.x.x
    issue"). It seems that newer gcc such as gcc 3.4.x and gcc
    4.x.x (which are the only available prepackaged versions on
    Core 3) can't be used to compile Tripwire.

    What I did next was to download and install Mandrake binary
    package. It worked out of the box on Fedora Core 3.
    Problem solved.

    I'm thinking about installing gcc 3.3.x on Core 3 box (or
    installing Core 2 box) and compiling Red Hat's SRPM with two
    additional Mandrake patches (the one for gcc 3.3.x, and the
    format patch, I won't need the third that forces 3.3.4,
    since default compiler will be 3.3.x).

    BTW, does anybody know why gcc 3.4.x and gcc 4.x.x can't be
    used to compile Tripwire source? Anybody still maintaining
    open source version of Tripwire (other than Mandrake putting
    bandaids on it)?

  • Ron Forrester
    Ron Forrester

    • status: open --> closed
  • Ron Forrester
    Ron Forrester

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    Marked closed in preparation for new source release which
    addresses many if not all outstanding support requests.