[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#305206: marked as done (Upgrade 2:1.3-cvs.20050116-4 -> 2:1.3-cvs.20050402-1 tries and fails to start second nagios instance)

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From: Jeroen van Wolffelaar <jeroen@wolffelaar.nl>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: Upgrade 2:1.3-cvs.20050116-4 -> 2:1.3-cvs.20050402-1 tries and fails to start second nagios instance
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Package: nagios-mysql
Version: 2:1.3-cvs.20050402-1
Severity: important
Justification: strong suspicion a possible security update in sarge will
  exhibit the same issue

Basicly this is the same as:

#284902: Upgrade launces duplicate nagios

Except that now it fails to actually launch the second instance.

Apparantly, the above bug was not correctly solved, or re-introduced.

Preparing to replace nagios-common 2:1.3-cvs.20050116-4 (using
.../nagios-common_1.3-cvs.20050402-1_all.deb) ...
Stopping nagios: nagios.


Setting up nagios-mysql (1.3-cvs.20050402-1) ...
Setting up librsvg2-common (2.8.1-3) ...


Setting up nagios-common (1.3-cvs.20050402-1) ...
Installing new version of config file /etc/init.d/nagios ...

Configuration file `/etc/nagios/contacts.cfg'
 ==> Modified (by you or by a script) since installation.
 ==> Package distributor has shipped an updated version.
   What would you like to do about it ?  Your options are:
    Y or I  : install the package maintainer's version
    N or O  : keep your currently-installed version
      D     : show the differences between the versions
      Z     : background this process to examine the situation
 The default action is to keep your current version.
*** contacts.cfg (Y/I/N/O/D/Z) [default=N] ?
Not setting blank password for nagiosadmin
Starting nagios: nagios.

And in syslog:

Apr 18 17:48:44 mordor nagios: Nagios 1.3 starting... (PID=17813)
Apr 18 17:48:44 mordor nagios: Error: Could not create external command file '/var/cache/nagios/rw/nagios.cmd' as named pipe: (17) -> File exists.  If this file already exists and you are sure that another copy of Nagios is not running, you should delete this file.
Apr 18 17:48:44 mordor nagios: Bailing out due to errors encountered while trying to open the external command file for reading... (PID=17813)

(no mention of shutting down nagios, indeed, the old process of nagios is still


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-2-686
Locale: LANG=nl_NL.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=nl_NL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages nagios-mysql depends on:
ii  libc6               2.3.2.ds1-20         GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgd2-xpm          2.0.33-1.1           GD Graphics Library version 2
ii  libjpeg62           6b-9                 The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
ii  libmysqlclient12    4.0.24-2             mysql database client library
ii  libpng12-0          1.2.8rel-1           PNG library - runtime
ii  nagios-common       2:1.3-cvs.20050402-1 A host/service/network monitoring 
ii  zlib1g              1:1.2.2-3            compression library - runtime

-- debconf information:
  nagios/wwwsuid: true
* nagios/configapache: None

Jeroen van Wolffelaar

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Source: nagios
Source-Version: 2:1.3-cvs.20050402-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
nagios, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/n/nagios/nagios-common_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_all.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios/nagios-mysql_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_sparc.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios/nagios-pgsql_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_sparc.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios/nagios-text_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_sparc.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios/nagios_1.3-cvs.20050402-2.diff.gz
  to pool/main/n/nagios/nagios_1.3-cvs.20050402-2.dsc

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 304796@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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sean finney <seanius@debian.org> (supplier of updated nagios package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 01:12:24 -0400
Source: nagios
Binary: nagios-pgsql nagios-text nagios-mysql nagios-common
Architecture: source sparc all
Version: 2:1.3-cvs.20050402-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <pkg-nagios-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Changed-By: sean finney <seanius@debian.org>
 nagios-common - A host/service/network monitoring and management system
 nagios-mysql - A host/service/network monitoring and management system
 nagios-pgsql - A host/service/network monitoring and management system
 nagios-text - A host/service/network monitoring and management system
Closes: 304795 304796
 nagios (2:1.3-cvs.20050402-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * Sean Finney:
     - change the order of a couple debhelper macros that resulted in
       nagios not being stopped at purge time.  thanks to
       Filip Sneppe <filip.sneppe@uptime.be> for reporting this
       (closes: #304796).
     - include the "grouplist.cgi" patch from apan.sourceforge.net, as
       well as a commented out example in apache.conf to use it.
       thanks to Filip for doing the gruntwork on this.
     - path correction for printf in 9999_nsca_pathfix.dpatch.  thanks
       again to Filip (closes: #304795).
 a72e53e6eac3b0c0d7cd880adce5a4c3 1021 net optional nagios_1.3-cvs.20050402-2.dsc
 3a2f72eb3744e05629d1395df22f3174 67814 net optional nagios_1.3-cvs.20050402-2.diff.gz
 3120e0fb200d254a0f326cb2f7133cc2 894202 net optional nagios-text_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_sparc.deb
 735a48b76f01def2fb22cf3b5a4a7224 896274 net optional nagios-mysql_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_sparc.deb
 6ca78b9b26f4d236eef423aafbe3e29d 904094 net optional nagios-pgsql_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_sparc.deb
 1b9ba23ab2366ec29a2a5ec775d057d7 1219454 net optional nagios-common_1.3-cvs.20050402-2_all.deb

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