[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#778380: Bug#778380: update check-mk-server to 1.2.4p5

Илья Рассадин elcamlost at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 12:16:35 UTC 2015


Well, you scary me not enough to drop it ))

So, please, create account for me.

Best Regards,
Ilya Rassadin.

пн, 9 марта 2015 г. в 12:01, Alexander Wirt <formorer at debian.org>:

> On Sun, 08 Mar 2015, Илья Рассадин wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I missed message in check-mk mailing list, so answer here.
> >
> > I built check-mk-1.2.4p5 deb packages for myself and now trying to build
> > check-mk-1.2.6.
> > I'm not sure that i right person to maintain this package in debian,
> cause
> > i have no experience at such work and check-mk is my first approach to
> > create deb package, but i want to try.
> >
> > So, what i need to do to become package maintainer?
> Given that check-mk is one of the worst source packages I have ever seen, I
> am not sure that check-mk is a good package to start with.
> Unfortunately the upstream developer don't really have an idea about
> distributing software (tarballs in tarballs? custom setup script? wtf?).
> That made the initial packages one of the most challenging tasks I ever did
> in packages (and trust me, I have a lot of packages).
> And to be honest, I am not sure that every component of check-mk is
> included
> properly in their package (they include a lot of different software in
> their
> tarballs).
> However, if you really want to start with it, create an account on alioth.
> I
> will give you commit permissions afterwards. Then create a new (!, please
> don't commit into master) branch, commit your changes and ask me for
> review.
> If I am happy I will merge it for master and release the package
> afterwards.
> If this works well, we will start with the Debian Maintainer process (you
> will need an advocate for that process. And if I am happy with your will I
> will advocate you).
> Hope that helps
> Alex
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