[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#291775: grouplist patch

Filip Sneppe Filip Sneppe <filip.sneppe@uptime.be>, 291775@bugs.debian.org
Tue, 22 Feb 2005 02:11:02 +0100

Hi Sean,

On Thu, 2005-02-17 at 16:41 -0500, sean finney wrote:
> hi filip,
> i'm not sure how i feel about replacing the standard .html side bar
> with the cgi script, but including this cgi would certainly be
> a useful feature for nagios. i'm thinking about alternative
> methods for including this feature, and these are a few that
> come to mind:
> - a seperate package, generated by the nagios source package,
>   which provides either diversions to override the files provided
>   by nagios
> - a seperate package, which provides an apache configuration directive
>   that aliases side.html -> side.cgi
> - providing the cgi as part of nagios-common, but having the side.cgi
>   configuration de-activated by default (with commented out lines on
>   how to activate it in /etc/nagios/apache.conf). 
> i think i like the third option the best, since it doesn't bloat the
> package archive or involve any changes to the core nagios stuff.  what
> do you think?

It would indeed be better to package Nagios with the files
that come with the original tarball as the defaults, but allow
users to select the grouplist feature with minimal effort.

I am also in favor of your third suggestion. Unless someone is already
working on this, I could try to work this out and send an updated patch
for review ?

Thanks for considering this!