[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#683702: Bug#683702: pnp4nagios-web: location of the status-header.ssi

Sebastian Harl tokkee at debian.org
Fri Aug 3 08:36:07 UTC 2012


On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 01:21:18AM +0200, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
> This is (if at all) just a cosmetic issue:
> Currently status-header.ssi is placed at
> /usr/share/doc/pnp4nagios/examples/ssi/status-header.ssi
> Now at one side this is ok,... because it's just an example
> of what can be done with the "status-header" feature of Nagios/icinga.
> On the other side... likely no one will ever modify this and use his
> own version.
> So I guess most people do about the following (using Apache and Icinga as examples)
> to enable it:
> Alias /icinga-cgi-url-path/ssi/status-header.ssi /usr/share/doc/pnp4nagios/examples/ssi/status-header.ssi
> Well, I can't help but that seems ugly... because status-header.ssi is 
> like executable code... and that should not be in /usr/share/doc/
> As said I'm not even sure wether this is really better/cleaner... but what do you
> think about moving that into /usr/share/pnp4nagios/ssi ?

Sounds ok for me. I'll look into that after Wheezy ;-)

> Definitely it would be wrong to place them in /usr/share/icinga/htdocs/ssi/
> or it's nagios counterpart!

Ack. I guess, I'll provide a commented out example Alias configuration
in PNP's apache.conf.

> btw: Is it by intention, that you put some of the docs from pnp4nagios-web
> into /usr/share/doc/pnp4nagios/ ?

I'll double-check that. Thanks for the hint.


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