Bug#311526: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#311526: nagios-common: purging package removed configuration files from another package

Steve Langasek Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>, 311526@bugs.debian.org
Wed, 1 Jun 2005 21:56:42 -0700

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On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 12:19:26PM -0400, sean finney wrote:
> tags 311526 confirmed sarge sid
> thanks

> On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 05:06:24PM +0200, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> > Package: nagios-common
> > Severity: grave
> > Justification: renders package unusable
> >=20
> > From nagios-common's postrm:
> >=20
> > | rm -Rf {/var/cache,/var/run,/var/log,/etc}/nagios
> >=20
> > Removing /etc/nagios is a _bad_ idea, especially when you still have
> > other nagios related packages like nagios-nrpe-server installed.

> yeah, this is definitely a bad idea.  i think this particular line
> predates our management of the package, which is probably how it
> slipped under our radar. =20

> i'm cc'ing debian-release on this one... coming up with a fix for this
> shouldn't be too complicated or take too long and i can probably get it
> done very late this evening (EDT).  is this too late for sarge?  if so,
> i'll put the update in for the first sarge update.

I would very much like to see this fixed for sarge, but it seems to now be
quie late in the evening EDT.  Is this something that still has a chance of
being uploaded before tomorrow's dinstall?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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