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

Bernhard Schmidt berni at birkenwald.de
Fri Oct 24 12:31:49 UTC 2014


>>> 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. 
> Both the agent and the server? No objection on the server part, but the
> agent would be missed, especially since it is extremely lightweight. Of
> course you can always ship it in a local repository, but ...
> If noone plans to maintain the server part one could just drop these
> binary packages from the check_mk source package. No split necessary.

By my calculation the window for the freeze closes on Sunday. As far as
I understand in both cases (dropping server binaries from the source
package or introducing a new source package) ftpmasters will be
involved. So unfortunately I don't think check-mk-agent will make it to


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