Nagios 3.1.2

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Thu Jul 2 22:06:11 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2 Jul 2009, Ray Van Dolson wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 11:53:29PM +0200, Xavier Bachelot wrote:
> > Mike McGrath wrote:
> > > I've stayed on the nagios 2.x tree long enough, anyone opposed to me
> > > updating to 3.1.2 in EPEL?
> > >
> > Last time this was discussed, the plan was to keep nagios at 2.x and
> > introduce a parallel installable nagios3. iirc, there's no automagic way
> > to go from a nagios 2.x to a nagios 3.x conf, so the update wouldn't be
> > transparent. And a major version bump would be against the RHEL/EPEL
> > policy anyway, unless special circumstances (security fix that cannot be
> > backported...)
> >
> If nagios3 is introduced, will the original nagios package be orphaned
> or will Mike or someone else continue maintaining it?

I wouldn't be maintaining it.  I'm not even sure if upstream is
maintaining it anymore, it's been over a year since the last release and
from their downloads page they seem to be steering people towards the 3.x


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