[Pkg-nagios-devel] Homedirectory for all nagios applications

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Fri Aug 1 16:30:40 UTC 2008

Jan Wagner wrote:
> Hi there,
> On Fri, 1 Aug 2008 09:00:58 +0200, Alexander Wirt <formorer at debian.org>
> wrote:
>> currently nagios3 uses /var/run/nagios3 as homedir which is not a good
>> choice
>> as /var/run is meaned non-permanent. nrpe-server on the user hand uses
>> /var/log/nagios which does not exist anymore. I think we should use a
>> common
>> homedirectory for all nagios based applications. So I'm asking for some
>> input
>> and ideas here. Maybe /var/lib/nagios (without a version, I don't want to
>> change that with every nagios major release) would be a good choice.
> no objections from my side.

I think this would be a good thing, also for people who want to use ssh
keys etc.

>> What do you think? And the other question is: should this be upgraded for
>> upgraded installation? I don't think so as this may break some things for
>> people that use for example ~/.ssh or similiar things.
> I personly would prefer to migrate it. Even a debconf question asking for
> doing so would be neat.

I agree.



PS: Will there be an upload to etch-bpo for the new nagios3 version?

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