Tripwire fails to install

markd at markd at
Sat Nov 17 08:20:10 PST 2007

>I just took a couple of minutes to checkout the current stable Open
>Soure Tripwire(R) on Mac OS X 10.4.11 PPC.
>I unpacked the source code, ran "./configure && make && make install".
>Tripwire configures and compiles without any problems using the tool
>chain that comes with 10.4 out of the box, I didn't even update to the
>latest XCode etc.
>This is the output of "tripwire --version"
>Open Soure Tripwire(R) built for powerpc-apple-darwin8.11.0
>The developer of the original code and/or files is Tripwire, Inc. 
>created by Tripwire, Inc. are copyright 2000 Tripwire, Inc. Tripwire is a
>registered trademark of Tripwire, Inc.  All rights reserved.
>This program is free software.  The contents of this file are subject to
>terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
>Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later
>version.  You may redistribute it and/or modify it only in compliance with
>the GNU General Public License.
>This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful.  However,
>this program is distributed "AS-IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; INCLUDING THE
>Please see the GNU General Public License for more details.
>You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
>this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
>59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
>Nothing in the GNU General Public License or any other license to use the
>code or files shall permit you to use Tripwire's trademarks, service
>or other intellectual property without Tripwire's prior written consent.
>If you have any questions, please contact Tripwire, Inc. at either
>info at or
>Tobias W.


To install tripwire via MacPorts, you would use "sudo port intall
tripwire".  What happens when you type that?  It instals fine for me, but
I don't use tripwire so I can't test its operation.


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