chkrootkit strange report

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Feb 13 06:21:50 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 10:13 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> 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.

I hate to appear stupid, but how do I apply that? I thought patching was
done to tar files or src rpms? Please give my old head some education.
Thanks again! Ric

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