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Bug 95927 - ebuild and init script for specter, a userspace logging daemon
Summary: ebuild and init script for specter, a userspace logging daemon
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Default Assignee for New Packages
Keywords: EBUILD
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-06-12 22:12 UTC by Daniel Lawson
Modified: 2018-06-07 18:25 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

init script for specter (specter.rc,576 bytes, text/plain)
2005-06-12 22:13 UTC, Daniel Lawson
ebuild for specter (specter-1.3.ebuild,556 bytes, text/plain)
2005-06-12 22:13 UTC, Daniel Lawson
Ebuild for specter 1.4 (specter-1.4.ebuild,676 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2005-07-18 19:43 UTC, Daniel Lawson
init script for specter (specter.rc,584 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2005-07-18 19:44 UTC, Daniel Lawson
updated ebuild (specter-1.5.ebuild,753 bytes, text/plain)
2012-01-31 21:51 UTC, Preston Crow

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Description Daniel Lawson 2005-06-12 22:12:06 UTC
I've made an ebuild and an initscript for specter, a user space logging daemon
similar to ulogd, but more flexible.

I'll attach the ebuild and init script.

I've tested this on x86

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. NA
Comment 1 Daniel Lawson 2005-06-12 22:13:03 UTC
Created attachment 61131 [details]
init script for specter
Comment 2 Daniel Lawson 2005-06-12 22:13:33 UTC
Created attachment 61132 [details]
ebuild for specter

ebuild for app-admin/specter
Comment 3 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-06-30 04:10:25 UTC
The ebuild is missing a header...
Comment 4 Daniel Lawson 2005-07-18 19:43:43 UTC
Created attachment 63745 [details]
Ebuild for specter 1.4

added the header as per the ebuild guild.

Should this be running as a user rather than root? I didn't see anything
particularly obvious in the gentoo developer notes. Need to check how specter
handles dropping privs wrt logfile open.
Comment 5 Daniel Lawson 2005-07-18 19:44:43 UTC
Created attachment 63746 [details]
init script for specter

make 'restart' use svc_stop / svc_start
Comment 6 Preston Crow 2012-01-31 21:51:47 UTC
Created attachment 300567 [details]
updated ebuild

I updated the ebuild for version 1.5, and included a dependency to get sgml2html and sgml2txt so that it would compile.  I also updated the postgres dependency.
Comment 7 Preston Crow 2012-01-31 21:54:58 UTC
I ran into this because I was looking for a way of running an arbitrary script triggered by a rule in iptables.  Is there a better program for this purpose?  I would think that since this bug has been here for almost seven years, most people have found other ways of doing what this program does.