mark at dxradio.demon.co.uk
Fri Sep 26 01:11:40 PDT 2008
>On Sep 25, 2008, at 19:46, Mark Hattam wrote:
>>I did a
>>sudo port install arpwatch
>>and it installed arpwatch into /opt/local/sbin ... just the
>>executable, no directory.
>On my system, it installs these binaries:
>Not sure why you're getting a single binary called "sbin".
>Could you show us the output of "port contents arpwatch"?
Sorry, I wasn't clear enough
it does install arpsnmp and arpwatch in /sbin/
Powerbook:/opt/local/sbin $ ls -la
drwxr-xr-x 12 root admin 408 Sep 26 08:20 .
drwxr-xr-x 12 root admin 408 Jul 31 23:10 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root admin 0 Dec 17 2007 .turd_MacPorts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root admin 117 Sep 26 08:20 arp.dat
-rw-r--r-- 1 root admin 117 Sep 26 08:16 arp.dat-
-r-xr-xr-x 2 root admin 29732 Sep 25 00:17 arpsnmp
-r-xr-xr-x 2 root admin 34944 Sep 25 00:17 arpwatch
-rw-r--r-- 1 markhatt markhatt 342651 Sep 26 01:28 ethercodes.dat
-rwxr-xr-x 2 root admin 15312 Aug 1 13:12 pwcheck
-rwxr-xr-x 2 root admin 63504 Aug 1 13:12 saslauthd
-rwxr-xr-x 2 root admin 23764 Aug 1 13:12 sasldblistusers2
-rwxr-xr-x 2 root admin 19640 Aug 1 13:12 saslpasswd2
I put ethercodes.dat there as well as creating arp.dat
>>and without making a default (empty) arp.dat and without the ethercodes.dat
>>It also didn't seem to complain about not installing libpcap which
>>seems to be a pre-requisite according to all the online documentation
>>about arpwatch. But arpwatch does seem to work regardless.
>arpwatch does not declare dependencies on any other software. I do
>not know if this is correct.
>>It would also be helpful to put in how to generate a up-to-date
>>ethercodes.dat file, not least as I had to work out how to achieve
>>sh massagevendor /opt/local/sbin/oui.txt >/opt/local/sbin/ethercodes.dat
>>having downloaded the oui.txt from
>>(or even generate an up to date ethercodes.dat file as part of the
>I don't see any tickets filed for arpwatch, so you should probably file some.
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