[Pkg-nagios-devel] nagios2 packaging progress

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Thu Jan 19 23:06:26 UTC 2006


On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 09:27:17PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> > line is preceded by a "# nagios 1.x" line).  if you say "yes" with
> > nagios 1.x still installed, the results are "undefined" as far as
> > i'm concerned[1].
> I have documented this.

cool, thanks.

> > something that could stand to be added for good form would be to
> > seed the debconf question in the config script based on whether
> > the lines are uncommented if the file exists.
> That is not yet implemented, right?

correct.  not a big deal but i'll put it in at some point.

> > i think the best way to do this wrt ftp-master and binary packages is
> > to name the package nagios2-doc, ship it as a documentation package,
> > and have nagios2-common depend on it.  what do you think?
> Agreed. Done.

okay... could you go ahead and tag/upload this to experimental as well?
otherwise, my upload will be moot when we do the real upload because
it will still get held up in NEW because of the new package.

> > also, after the first experimental and unstable uploads, we'll probably
> > also want to post messages to nagios-user and nagios-devel.
> Definetely. Just for the record, I consider the -0 upload to
> experimental just a slight bit immature.

it's certainly immature.  the reason for the upload was not to make
the packages available, but instead to get the ftp-master approval
process going asap.  this way when it *is* time, we won't have to wait.

> > > Maybe it is time to migrate the plugins packages to svn then. Who else
> > > is working on the plugins packages?
> > 
> > just me, afaik.  prety please, go ahead and do so :)
> I am planning to have this done until the beginning of next week.
> Sorry for not doing it any time sooner, real life has become
> surprisingly busy in the last days.

no worries, i'm keeping myself quite busy with other things in the
past few days as well, and i'll be in denmark this weekend without
my laptop :)

> I'm going to try to outline it from memory, and when I convert the
> plugins package I'll have a typescript running.



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