[Nagiosplug-devel] --with-nagios-user/group options

sean finney seanius at seanius.net
Tue Mar 6 19:55:38 CET 2007

hey guys,

On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 11:00 +0000, Ton Voon wrote:
> However, there is quite a bit of confusion about this, probably due  
> to the plugins "doing it how other projects are doing it", rather  
> than "how Nagios does it" - this is not a complaint, just an  
> observation.
> Any other thoughts? I'd be especially interested from packagers if  
> this way makes it easier or not. If not, then maybe switching back to  
> --with-nagios-user/group is preferable. One possibility is that the  
> default behaviour is as current, but if --with-nagios-user/group is  
> set, to specifically use those settings.

i don't really have a strong opinion on this one way or the other.  fwiw
the debian plugins currently don't install with the suid bit set at all
(directions on doing so are provided in the package docs though).

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