[hobbit] Hobbit 4.1.0 available - includes Unix client

Henrik Stoerner henrik at hswn.dk
Fri Aug 12 07:44:26 CEST 2005

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 12:23:06PM +1000, Adam Goryachev wrote:
> After upgrading to the 4.1.1-1 debian package, I thought "great, I can
> just stop the BB client and see what happens"...
> Well, not much happened, except the status logs stopped updating.
> It looks like there might be a few things missing:
> 1) a init script to start the client
> > The Hobbit client is automatically installed and activated when
> > a Hobbit server is installed. 
> Nope, it wasn't... or did I do something wrong?

There was some snafu with the client startup when running as part of the
server package... I think it should be OK now.

> > Client-only installations are described in the README.CLIENT file included with Hobbit 4.1.
> 2) Documentation, this file is missing in the deb package, and probably
> other docs might be missing as well, so it makes me feel better as to
> why I haven't got the client working yet...

Got that. 

> Also, it would be really nice if we had a deb package which included
> just the client. Then, we could have a hobbit-server package and a
> hobbit-client package. We don't need to install the hobbit server on
> every machine we want to monitor, just the client, and we retain the
> advantage of using deb package management features...

Agreed, I just need to work a bit with the debian (and rpm) packaging.


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