[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#516699: nagios-nrpe-plugin: dependency chain reaching till apache2

Martin Haller mah at LF.net
Mon Feb 23 08:15:15 UTC 2009

Package: nagios-nrpe-plugin
Version: 2.12-1
Severity: normal


if one installs nagios-nrpe-plugin via apt-get, it also installs apache2 via
the dependency chain:

- nagios-nrpe-plugin recommends nagios3
- nagios3 depends nagios3-common
- nagios3-common recommends apache2

Would it make more sense to remove this recommends-dependency or move it to a



-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-openvz-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages nagios-nrpe-plugin depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.7-18     GNU C Library: Shared
ii  libssl0.9.8                   0.9.8g-15  SSL shared libraries

Versions of packages nagios-nrpe-plugin recommends:
pn  nagios3                       <none></none>

-- no debconf information

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