[Slackbuilds-users] Question about current package: monit

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Fri Feb 19 17:20:06 UTC 2016

> After installing the SBo monit on Slackware and CentOS, I noticed
> CentOS had a /etc/monit.conf but not Slackware.  When I look in the
> package list (/var/log/packages/monit...) I don't see it listed.
> It's provided by the upstream author, only they call it monitrc.  The
> Red Hat people renamed it to /etc/monit.conf but it looks like the
> same file.
> It is listed in the Makefile, but I don't know enough about Makefiles
> to understand why it's not being included.  I manually did the build
> steps on my own, and all I got was the executable and the man page in
> my DESTDIR, nothing more.
> I guess my question is this.  Is it possible to just update one part
> of a SBo package?  Since the package already exists I mean.
> I have not created a SBo package in years but my best guess would be
> to add a line to the current monit.Slackbuild which would copy monitrc
> to an appropriate place in the $PKG folder, probably ./etc/monit.conf
> like the Red Hat people did, and I guess there is something that needs
> to be done to the doinst.sh script.  Can such a change be made to the
> current monit on SBo?

Fixed in my branch and updated to the latest release

Thanks for the suggestion

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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