[Snort-users] Cross-device link ??

Schmehl, Paul L pauls at ...6838...
Tue Jun 17 21:08:06 EDT 2003

I'm running oinkmaster through cron every night, and I started getting
this a few days back.  I thought it might be a temporary glitch, but it
doesn't appear to be now.  Anyone have a clue what this is?  A dangling
symlink? :-)

Setup: FreeBSD 4.7 RELEASE, mysql 3.23.57, snort 2.0, etc., etc.

Downloading rules archive from
23:00:03 URL:http://www.snort.org/dl/rules/snortrules-stable.tar.gz
[111707/111707] -> "/tmp/oinkmaster.54914/snortrules.tar.gz" [1] Archive
successfully downloaded, unpacking... done. Disabling rules according to
/usr/local/etc/oinkmaster.conf... 50 rules disabled. Comparing new files
to the old ones... done. Creating backup of old rules... saved as
Could not move /tmp/oinkmaster.54914/rules/attack-responses.rules to
/usr/local/share/snort/attack-responses.rules: Cross-device link Exiting
at /usr/local/bin/oinkmaster line 755.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at ...6838...)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

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