[Pkg-nagios-devel] Homedirectory for all nagios applications

Jan Wagner waja at cyconet.org
Fri Aug 1 12:23:20 UTC 2008

Hi there,

On Fri, 1 Aug 2008 09:00:58 +0200, Alexander Wirt <formorer at debian.org>
> currently nagios3 uses /var/run/nagios3 as homedir which is not a good
> choice
> as /var/run is meaned non-permanent. nrpe-server on the user hand uses
> /var/log/nagios which does not exist anymore. I think we should use a
> common
> homedirectory for all nagios based applications. So I'm asking for some
> input
> and ideas here. Maybe /var/lib/nagios (without a version, I don't want to
> change that with every nagios major release) would be a good choice.

no objections from my side.

> What do you think? And the other question is: should this be upgraded for
> upgraded installation? I don't think so as this may break some things for
> people that use for example ~/.ssh or similiar things.

I personly would prefer to migrate it. Even a debconf question asking for
doing so would be neat.

With kind regards, Jan. 

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