Re: [Nagios-devel] empty arguments bug in ePN (#88)

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Re: [Nagios-devel] empty arguments bug in ePN (#88)

Postby Guest » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:17 pm

On 2013-05-29 19:58, Jonas Meurer wrote:
> Hello,
> Am 29.05.2013 15:53, schrieb Robin Sonefors:
>> On 2013-05-27 10:46, Jonas Meurer wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> while switching from external perl interpreter to ePN, we stumbled over
>>> the empty arguments bug in ePN
>>> ( This bug keeps us from
>>> using
>>> ePN for a lot of the check commands we use.
>>> Now I wonder: why is the bugreport closed? In my opinion the bug is not
>>> fixed at all. As suggested in comment 2, patching to ignore empty
>>> arguments would be the proper fix, right?
>> It's closed, because epn is gone from nagios 4.
> Thanks for clarifying. Will nagios 4 be released in near future?

It's released now. It's a beta, but we've been using that code in
production for ourselves and our customers for the past six months or

> So far
> most people still use nagios 3. I don't think that it's a good practice
> to close valid bugreports for supported major releases. Instead they
> should be restricted to the major release in question. Or at least a
> comment describing the reason for closing would be much appreciated :)

epn was unfixable. Getting rid of it completely while increasing check
performance was one of the major reasons I rewrote such large parts to
begin with. I've added the note though.

> Thanks a lot for the work on nagios.

You're welcome. Always nice to be appreciated :)

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