From: epel-devel-list-bounces(a)redhat.com [mailto:epel-devel-list-
bounces(a)redhat.com] On Behalf Of Steve Traylen
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2009 9:48 AM
To: EPEL development disccusion
Subject: Re: Nagios Packages for EL5
On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Itamar Reis Peixoto
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 1:31 PM, Dan Burkland <dburklan(a)nmdp.org> wrote:
>> Hey All,
>> I have been using both the EPEL & RPMForge repositories for several
>> packages, mainly for Puppet & Nagios. I have noticed that while
>> offers version 3 of Nagios, they only offer an older version of Puppet.
>> on the other hand has a newer version of Puppet however an older
>> Nagios for EL5. While I could probably periodically add each new
>> each package to my personal repository, I thought this would be a great
>> opportunity for me to help contribute to the community. I would like to
>> get the EL5 version of the Nagios packages as up to date as possible
>> wondering what the possible steps for doing that would be. I have
>> account on FAS and now lost on the next step. I would it appreciate it
>> any of you kind folks could point me in the right direction.
Read some history on this here:
In summary it ended with no update happening due to the good desire
to not update within EPEL.
I have contacted the package owner (Mike McGrath) but I am guessing any changes to the
package will not happen because of what was discussed in the mail list posting above.