Packaging of Nagios

Shawn Starr sstarr at
Fri Jun 27 19:47:03 UTC 2008

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> [mailto:fedora-devel-list-bounces at]On Behalf Of Alan Cox
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> Subject: Re: Packaging of Nagios
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 12:33:59PM -0400, Shawn Starr wrote:
> > It's not that. If we want to drop Nagios 2.x how will 
> people upgrade properly? We could make a nagios3 package but 
> my worry is what depends on Nagios (I haven't seen the list yet).
> Wrong way around I think ?
> Package nagios-3.x.x and nagios-compat-
> That way we end up in future with sensible package names and 
> it follows the
> standard style

Yes, that's what we're going to do. We're going to drop Nagios 2.x altogether for Fedora only (EPEL will remain at 2.x for now) so the nagios packages themselves will not change and the standard style remains.

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