[Pkg-nagios-devel] Help needed with check_mk?

Alexander Wirt formorer at debian.org
Thu Oct 9 09:03:32 UTC 2014

On Thu, 09 Oct 2014, Bernhard Schmidt wrote:

> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> with the freeze approaching, is there anything I can do to get check-mk
> >>> back into Jessie (at least the agent part, see #707841)?
> >> Thomas are you still alive? Do you plan to upgrade check-mk soon?
> > 
> > I'm still alive but have currently absolute no time to work on check-mk :(
> Sorry I missed that reply :-(
> I could wrap up a package for the current check-mk-agent fixing a few
> minor bugs and updating to the latest version until tomorrow. I don't
> feel confident at all packaging the server part, because upstream
> support for that is rather bad and I honestly don't know anyone who is
> not using check_mk inside OMD.
> So I see three options:
> a) check_mk and check_mk_agent are not released in Jessie
> b) check_mk_agent is split into a seperate source package and migrates
> to Jessie in time, the server parts are not released in Jessie
> c) someone else updates both server and agent in time for Jessie
> I can help with b), but I need a bit of help. First of all I'm not a DD,
> just a DM. So I need a sponsor for uploading. Also I have no idea how to
> take over a binary package in a new source package. I could not find a
> lot of documentation about that. I guess one needs to rebuild the old
> source package first, dropping the binary packages for the agent?
I am more and more in favour of just removing them from debian. 


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