[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#727675: Bug#727675: Make nagios3-dev package available at the official Debian repository

Alexander Wirt formorer at debian.org
Fri Dec 13 14:07:55 UTC 2013

Carl Chenet schrieb am Friday, den 13. December 2013:

> On 13/12/2013 14:38, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> >> #686256 contains a patch for it (in the body of the last message).  So
> >> this is a blocking issue, not for this package itself but for wanna-be
> >> packages in Debian archive).
> > I am sorry, but this is "API (I don't like this word)" is not stable in any
> > way. Providing them in a package isn't a good idea.
> > 
> > Alex
> Thanks for your answer Alex,
> I don't agree with you on this topic. The headers will be clearly
> identified as associated with a specific version of Nagios. They are not
> a API and they don't have to be stable in time, from one version to another.
> People build things around Nagios, so it is a user need, and not
> providing these files (which exist anyway and are included in other
> packages (see the check-mk package, in the livestatus.tar.gz file) force
> people to embed these files in their own Debian package for no good
> reason except that the Nagios package does not provide a headers package.
Yeah, indeed. They embed the version that works for them. 

Alexander Wirt, formorer at formorer.de 
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