[Slackbuilds-users] Fwd: monit change request

Bryan Harris bryanlharris at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 18:26:29 UTC 2016

Thanks Willy,

I would be happy to, I will submit the package using the online form.

PS - I was wondering why it was the latest version while the
maintainer saying he's not the maintainer.


On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo
<willysr at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
>> 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 :)
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