[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#465530: Bug#465530: nagios-plugins 1.4-6sarge1 lacks check_procs
luk at debian.org
Wed Feb 13 22:56:24 UTC 2008
sean finney wrote:
Dropping security team (and members) and weasel from the recipients...
>>> the etch and lenny/sid versions both have explicit checks for a mounted
>>> /proc in debian/rules (test -d /proc/1), yes.
>> This check indeed fails very reliably on the s390 experimental buildd,
> s390 always seems to be the exceptional port... :)
Hmm, not really, though some people make it rather exceptional...
>> couldn't you check with 'test -d /proc/net' or something like that which
>> would work ok?
> /proc/self maybe?
/proc/self is a link of course
> mount | grep -qw /proc?
> actually now i think the check may no longer be necessary, since i think in
> releases >> etch i committed a patch upstream that lets you specify the ps
> cmdline syntax (so it doesn't need to autofigure it)
If the check is not necessary anymore, it would indeed be best to drop it.
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