[packagers] nagios-nsca package split

Dries Verachtert dries at ulyssis.org
Sat Oct 18 21:54:59 CEST 2008


On Monday 13 October 2008 09:30:09 am you wrote:
> Dear rpmforge packagers
>
> i would like to split the nagios-nsca package in two parts (nagios-nsca
> and nagios-nsca-client). Currently if you need send_nsca from rpmforge
> you have to install nagios-nsca which needs package nagios as
> dependency.
> To get rid of this dependency i would like to make a subpackage
> nagios-nsca-client wich contains the following files:
>
>     /etc/nagios/send_nsca.cfg
>     /usr/sbin/send_nsca
>
>
> When these files are removed from the package nagios-nsca everyone
> needing send_nsca would have to replace nagios-nsca by
> nagios-nsca-client.
> To void this we can put the files in both packages, wich makes them
> conflicting.
>
> Any comments? Is putting the same files in different packages ok?

Hey Christoph,
My knowledge of nagios is very limited, i only use the basic stuff.

Maybe you can make the nagios-nsca package depend on the new 
nagios-nsca-client subpackage and keep those send_nsca files only in the 
client subpackage?

kind regards,
Dries



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