Bug#340726: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#340726: nsca: please provide a way to install send_nsca without nagios + dependencies

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Mon Nov 28 18:33:25 UTC 2005

hey stephen,

On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 12:11:10PM +0000, Stephen Gran wrote:
> split send_nsca and nsca into two packages (which seems silly, as they
> would have one binary apiece, but is not unprecedented), or relax the
> depends to a recommends.  I think the first is actually a better option
> as admins installing nsca will actually want it to be useful, and nsca
> itself is only useful on the nagios host.

i recently took over this package and have taken the second
route, at least initially.  so, if you install from etch/sid
you should be able to pull in nsca w/out everything else.

in the future, i may split them into two packages, or somehow make
it more easily configurable for satellite/distributed install

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