Subject: Re: pkgsrc survey
To: Stefan 'Kaishakunin' Schumacher <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/04/2005 14:42:11
On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Stefan 'Kaishakunin' Schumacher wrote:

> I suggest using mtree. It's in the base and can do anything tripwire
> or aide can. Actually, I used AIDE from 2000-2003, and eventually I switched
> to mtree on all my NetBSD machines.

I also prefer mtree. It is easy to use and I teach it in my classes 
(instead of AIDE or tripwire).

> I am currently working on organizing the managament of pkgs I've
> installed on servers at work. My idea is to feed the pkg_info and
> other metadata (hostname ...) to a PostgreSQL database with some
> kind of simple WWW interface.
> Would this be (at least in parts) useful for your work?

That may be useful. Let me know when you have something to look at later.


  Jeremy C. Reed

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