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Re: icinga2 backport?

On 30/09/18 09:48, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 9/30/18 10:35 AM, Chris Boot wrote:
>> I'd find it very useful if there was an icinga2 backport from buster to
>> stretch-backports. In particular the performance improvements and new
>> certificate signing workflow would be useful, but I could see myself
>> using the Elasticsearch plugin at some point too.
>> icinga2 2.9.1 builds cleanly against stretch; I've been building my own
>> backports for a little while and haven't run into trouble. I don't
>> expect 2.9.2 to be any different.
>> icingaweb2 would probably be nice for other users but I don't use Debian
>> packages for that.
>> I'm happy to do the backporting myself if you prefer; just let me know.
> Please coordinate with the Nagios team
> <pkg-nagios-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>.

Of course!

> Not backporting icingaweb2 along with icinga2 is a bit of a disservice
> to icinga2 users. They still need to keep using the upstream repository
> if they want current versions of both on stretch.

I agree, hence I suggested it should probably also be backported at the
same time.

> Why aren't you using the icingaweb2 packages? They are pretty much
> identical to the upstream sources.

I've been using the upstream packages for some time. I could easily
switch to the Debian packages now, but I'm in the process of moving my
icingaweb2 service into Kubernetes instead.

> If your going to backport icinga2, you must at least maintain your
> stretch-backports branch in the git repository. Hence you should first
> join the nagios-team on Salsa.

I'd be happy to do that, unless someone else would prefer to do it
themselves. I've just requested access to the nagios-team on Salsa.


Chris Boot

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