[Dshield] RPM for DShield

Wayne Larmon wlarmon at dshield.org
Sun May 19 15:12:42 GMT 2002

Hi, I'm Wayne, and I've been maintaining the framework for the past several

Thanks for offering to help.  What you suggest sounds good.  But could you
contact me off list and we can work the details out.  I'm sure that the rest
of the list doesn't need to hear a lot of "let's name this file
such-and-such and then we'll put it here" type of discussions.

Wayne Larmon
wlarmon at dshield.org

> On Sat, 2002-05-18 at 08:54, Johannes Ullrich wrote:
> > On 18 May 2002 02:04:53 -0700
> > "Kenneth Porter" <shiva at sewingwitch.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Is there any interest in an RPM for DShield?
> >
> > No. there is none. But you are more than welcome to generate one.
> I love a challenge!
> > We haven't realy bothered with a formal license so far. Just
> "take it and
> > use it or modify it. Don't do any harm and use at your own risk".
> So sort of a BSD-style license.
> > If you are building the RPM and it works, please send me any
> scripts you
> > use for it so I can update the rpms as we update the client.
> Will do.
> Right now you have a bunch of dshield config files, including the main
> file and all the auxiliary filters. To avoid cluttering /etc, I
> recommend putting these in a new directory, /etc/dshield. The default
> dshield.cnf needs the paths changed to match.
> Following the conventions of other RPM's, I expect to make all files
> owned by root, and I'll run the process from /etc/cron.daily. I'll
> rename the scripts to (for example) dshield-iptables.pl to allow them to
> be installed to /usr/sbin unambiguously.
> I'll put the test stuff in /usr/share/doc/dshield where RPM's typically
> install examples.
> I'll make each parser a separate subpackage.

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