[Pkg-nagios-devel] monitoring-plugins /usr/lib/nagios directory

Alexander Wirt formorer at formorer.de
Fri Jul 22 12:22:15 UTC 2016

On Fri, 22 Jul 2016, Blerim Sheqa wrote:

> Hi,
> when installing monitoring-plugins all plugins are installed to /usr/lib/nagios/plugins. This is very confusing when using monitoring applications like Icinga, Shinken, Naemon and so on.
> Are there any plans to change this directory name to something more general like /usr/lib/monitoring-plugins?
Nope. /usr/lib/nagios/plugins is de-facto standard and hardcoded in many many
places. Changing it would mean a lot of pain (same as moving away from the
nagios user), no one wants to go this road, especially since it doesn't bring
any benefit. 


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