[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#912599: Bug#912599: icinga2-common: incinga2-common fails to install cleanly (hidden dep on icinga2)

Sebastiaan Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 2 18:27:13 GMT 2018

On 11/2/18 6:58 PM, Lee Garrett wrote:
> On 01/11/2018 20:15, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:> Hi Lee,
>> On 11/1/18 6:41 PM, Lee Garrett wrote:
>>> installing icinga2-common on a system that does not have icinga2 installed
>>> fails as follows:
>>> [...]
>>> Installing icinga2 directly, which pulls in icinga2-common, makes the
>>> installation go through cleanly.
>> Installing icinga2-common by itself makes no sense.
> I agree, though there might be corner cases where this might happen, like
> during dist-upgrade.

That's something piuparts would have found, and it didn't run into this

>>> Besides the policy violation it makes it hard to install icinga2 with the chef
>>> cookbook at https://supermarket.chef.io/cookbooks/icinga2, as it installs every
>>> package after each other (with a version number restriction).
>> I have no sympathy for broken configuration management. The cookbook not
>> working is something you need take up with its developer.
> Indeed, they unfortunately happen to be the cookbooks provided by upstream.
> Thanks for the quick fix!

Note that only the version in unstable was fixed. The issue doesn't seem
widespread enough to warrant a stable update.

Kind Regards,


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