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

Sebastian Harl tokkee at debian.org
Thu Jan 24 14:30:06 UTC 2013

tags 683702 + wontfix


On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 10:36:07AM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> 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 ;-)

Thinking about this again, I don't think that this makes a lot of sense.
After all, there is no such thing as "SSI" in PNP4Nagios. People should
rather copy the file to the appropriate location.


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