It seems that openSUSE 11.0 comes with a broken aide, mostly their fault, but aide's configure script could have caught it.
Turns out openSUSE ran configure with --with-dbhmactype=md5 and --enable-forced_dbmd, but didn't specify --with-dbhmackey. This ends up creating an aide binary that, as far as I can tell, is useless because it requires a signature on the database, but doesn't create a signature for the database.
It would be good if the configure script caught this and threw an error.
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