[Slackbuilds-users] Fwd: monit change request

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Fri Aug 5 18:21:02 UTC 2016

> Would it be alright for me to take over maintaining the monit package?
>  I emailed the author (forwarded below) who says he is not the
> maintainer anymore.
> I would like to "upstreamify" the package (if you take the meaning).
> What I want to do is make it behave "out of the box" like the monit
> author (and me) would like to use it normally.  The main thing being
> to make the "monit <command>" commands work by way of renaming the
> config back to the the default name hard-coded into monit.  The
> default name is monitrc as opposed to monit.conf (Red Hat uses that
> name but they patched the source code to make it work right).
> E.g. monit summary, monit status, monit start <service>, monit stop
> <service>, etc.  Those commands work with the config named monitrc,
> but not if the config named monit.conf.
> Funny thing is I emailed Willy a while back to change it to monit.conf
> based on the rc.monit saying monit.conf.  Only now I realize I was
> pushing the wrong direction.  I should have gone the other way.
> My changes are below.  Or is there a better way to submit the changes?

Yeah, if the maintainer gave his permission, then feel free to submit
the update via submission form as usual.

i have been updating monit for some time. Glad to know we will have an
active maintainer :)

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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