Bug#418860: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#418860: nagios2-common: Should notify by email with FQDN address

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Thu Apr 12 19:35:41 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 08:28:31PM +0200, Michel Grentzinger wrote:
> Le jeudi 12 avril 2007 15:16, vous avez écrit :
> > > For my personnal use, I use root at kayak.homeg.lan (my nagios server).
> > > It would be great if the FQDN could be added while installation
> > > process.
> >
> > Modifying the configuration file on the fly means losing the support
> > of automated conffile handling. I currently do not think that it is
> > worth this hassle. As Nagios 2.x does not seem to offer a macro
> > containing the FQDN of the local host, I am tempted to tag this bug
> > wontfix.
> Logcheck send his mails with the FQDN, Snort too.

I currently do not plan to have the maintainer scripts fiddle with
conffiles, sorry.

> Perhaps the debian script should replace localhost by /etc/mailname ?

This would be misuse of /etc/mailname, and would not change the
problem that changing conffiles in maintainer scripts is really really
difficult to do right.


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