[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#425303: Bug#425303: Bug#425303: Bug#425303: nagios2: chmod u+s on check_icmp + check_dhcp

sean finney seanius at debian.org
Thu May 24 14:51:44 UTC 2007

On Thursday 24 May 2007 11:52, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 09:58:23AM +0200, Loic Dachary wrote:
> > sean finney <seanius at debian.org> writes:
> >   One could argue that I have poor diagnostics skills. However, I very
> > much doubt that the following use case is plausible:
> >
> >   - Use check_dhcp for the first time
> >   - See it fail
> >   - Read nagios-plugin README.Debian
> >   - Add the suid bit
> It would probably help if the plugins would print an helpful error
> message such as "could not access raw socket, no root privileges".

i was thinking the same thing myself, it'd probably save some folks
a bit of wasted time and i don't see any reason not to.  i'll make a fix
upstream and bring in the patch later.

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