chkrootkit strange report

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Tue Feb 12 09:13:55 UTC 2008

On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 18:58:08 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:

> Again, I get this note in the report
> Searching for anomalies in shell history files... Warning: `' is linked
> to another file
> Does anyone have a clue how to find this file?? Is `' a filename or a
> directory and what command line would I use to list/expose it?? 

It's a bug. Apply attached patch to
/usr/lib/chkrootkit-0.48/chkrootkit to fix it.

Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at>
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf) - Linux
loadavg: 1.21 1.15 0.98
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