Re: About NM guide: Daemon packages
On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 04:25:15PM -0300, Lucas Di Pentima wrote:
> Shaul Karl wrote, On 08/04/05 13:45:
> >>Why it shouldn't be a daemon? it's harder to get it into Debian because
> >>of that? this particular daemon (http://zabbix.com) uses a
> >>non-privileged port (10050 or something...).
> > I guess the author of the NM guide believes a daemon, especially one
> >that opens a port is more complex then other non software. Therefore it
> >is not recommended for New Maintainers.
> Yep, you're right...but since I need this for my work I'll take my
> chances :-), zabbix have a daemon, a pair of agents and a PHP
> frontend...hehe, the source package should generate 2 or 3 packages:
> zabbix-server, zabbix-agent and zabbix-php-frontend or something like
> that, I'll take a look at the Developer's Reference for a more detailed
> explanation on how to do this.
Also, you need to look into policy ...
But if you are looking for a starting reference point, I suggest for you
to look into similar packages. Some package which create multiple
binary, ... aptitude and "apt-get source" are your friend:
may be candidates to look into as wild guess.
Oh, NM guide is still true. If this is your first program to package,
you may still try to follow NM guide with other source to practice
There is "hello" package as the most basic C program package example.