[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#672578: Bug#672578: Icinga-common should not try every time to chanche files in /var

Alexander Wirt formorer at debian.org
Sat May 12 08:48:20 UTC 2012

tag  672578 wontfix

On Sat, 12 May 2012, Klaus Ethgen wrote:

> Package: icinga-common
> Version: 1.6.1-3~bpo60+1
> Severity: normal
> I have a setup to have the real icinga checks made on a host with very
> restricted access vectors. The web frontend runs in a own kvm that mounts
> /var/log/icinga and /var/lib/icinga from the main machine but has no big
> rights to that paths.
> That works well for normal situations but every time I have tu update
> icinga-common I first have to umount the both directories as the update
> process tries to create existing files/directories and chmods them to
> rights it think what is ok. But both will fail as the frontend machine
> has no rights to that directories apart from reading.
> So every update with includes icinga will fail.
Such a setup is not supported (and I won't). The package system expects to be
able to write, and I doubt I have much chances to disable that.


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