Devuan bug report logs - #342
rkhunter default config false warning re: systemd

Package: rkhunter; Reported by: "Jon C. LeBlanc" <>;
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:33:01 UTC;
Maintainer for rkhunter is (unknown).

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Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:26:48 +0000
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Subject: rkhunter default config false warning re: systemd

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Package: Rootkit Hunter 1.4.6
Devuan version: Beowulf
uname -a output: Linux coho 4.19.0-5-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.37-5 (2019-06-19) x86_64 GNU/Linux

The rkhunter package's default /etc/rkhunter.conf configuration generates a warning when it cannot find systemd, so could you please add the following to the default /etc/rkhunter.conf file:


After adding that line the warning is eliminated, but there is a second config entry that does not pass the 'rkhunter -C' configuration file self-check:


When I commented that line the warning went away. I have not debugged that warning so I don't know what it is about.

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bug reassigned from package `rootkit hunter 1.4.6' to `rkhunter'. Request was from Elliott Mitchell <> to Full text available.

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