[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#756479: Bug#756479: (no subject)

Alexander Wirt formorer at debian.org
Fri Jan 22 10:43:21 UTC 2016

On Fri, 22 Jan 2016, Fabien COELHO wrote:

> Hello Alexander,
> ISTM that you did not answer about my point that the current configuration
> file is misleading, as the 'dont_blame_nrpe' option is ignored but there is
> no warning about that fact in the file nor in the log. If it had been the
> case, I would have lost much less time.
Thats another bug in nrpe. 

> >>The "just compile your own package" is a laughable fix: If I wanted to do
> >>that, I would not use Debian in the first place.
> >Stop complaining,
> You may understand that the decision you took to remove a feature was not a
> good one. This feature already had clear caveats that allow admins to make
> an informed decision, as the grownups they are. Mostly.
It was a good one as people stopped complaining against me for getting their
boxes hacked. My life is a lot easier since then.

> >start maintaining packages.
> I already contribute to several free softwares, although not by maintaining
> Debian packages: I cannot do everything, that is life.
> >It is a shame that all those complainers weren't able to build a "fixed"
> >package.
> I know I (probably) can, but then I have to manage de deployment and so, a
> significant effort which should not have been needed in the first place.


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