[Pkg-nagios-devel] Contrib directory

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Tue Aug 8 17:31:00 UTC 2006

hey marc, oliver,

On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 07:32:00AM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> The contrib directory is not included in the nagios-plugins build
> system. We would have to write our own makefiles, which I have been
> pondering about for months.
> Given that Upstream is planning to remove the contrib directory
> completely, this is going to happen any time soon.

this is true.  it's also worth noting that the quality of many of the
plugins in this directory is suspect, and with some there are even
possible security-related issues.

maybe a compromise would be to ship the contrib subdirectory as a
tarball in /usr/share/doc/nagios-plugins as a set of "examples", since
most would need some customization anyay?

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