[Slackbuilds-users] Slackbuild for nagios 3.x

Cherife Li cherife at dotimes.com
Fri Jul 11 03:35:19 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 3:50 AM, Greg Martin <gmartin at gmartin.org> wrote:

> I think I have a lot of this worked out.  I built a separate script for the
> nagios plugins that installs the plugins below /usr/share/nagios in a.
> /plugins directory.  Is this a no-no?  That is to have one package install
> below another?

Never mind. You may 'mkdir -p $PKG/usr/share/nagios/plugins' within

> Seems like a good idea on one-hand to keep everything together.

Yeah, +1.

> On the other hand, I can hear someone say "the two should be independent"
> and I can understand that as well.  Guidance, anyone?

Independent means what? IMO, nagios-plugins need nagios package.

> Next issue - there is an external command directory that typically gets
> setup as /var/lib/nagios/rw.  It needs special permissions and is something
> that always trips me up.  Would be appropriate to add the creation and
> configuration of this directory into the doinst.sh?

Just do it within SlackBuild files.

> And along those lines, I've specified both packages to use the
> nagios.nagios user/group pair.  Should I create the user & group? or is that
> a no-no?

Yeah, we need this.

> \\Greg

My 2 cents. THX.
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