[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#849200: Bug#849200: Bug#849200: nagios-images: Outdated packaging

Sebastiaan Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Sat Dec 24 10:55:58 UTC 2016

On 12/24/2016 11:31 AM, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Dec 2016, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>> On 12/24/2016 12:04 AM, Alexander Wirt wrote:
>>> On Fri, 23 Dec 2016, Jan Wagner wrote:
>>>> Am 23.12.16 um 15:33 schrieb Bas Couwenberg:
>>>>> The packaging for nagios-images is outdated as reported by lintian. An
>>>>> ancient Standards-Version is used, and an extra-license-file false
>>>>> positive is not addressed. The package also installs symlinks for
>>>>> nagios3 which has been removed from unstable.
>>>>> The attached patches resolve this issue.
>>>> maybe Alex has feelings about that, from my side, no objections to
>>>> upload your changes for this package. I never felt into really
>>>> maintaining the package.
>>> Same here, I a also never was sure if distributing those images is really
>>> legal..
>>> So, thanks. Please go ahead.
>> If that is how you both feel, it's better to have the package removed,
>> and update the reverse dependencies to not recommend it any more.
>> I'll request the removal if none of you object.
> I said I am not sure, but if I am the only one seeing the potential problem,
> great :).

There is a potential problem, but no one has complained about it in
years. So apparently no one thinks it's a big enough of a deal.

Does your 'Please go ahead' mean I can merge these changes and upload to

Kind Regards,


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