munin 1.4 on debian 5

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Due to the fact that in the stable debian the munin version is 1.2.x, which is to old for me, I have build now the latest stable munin version 1.4.x for stable debain.

Here now the steps how I have reached the munin_1.4.5-2_all.deb, munin-common_1.4.5-2_all.deb, munin-java-plugins_1.4.5-2_all.deb, munin-node_1.4.5-2_all.deb, munin-plugins-extra_1.4.5-2_all.deb for installation

aptitude install svn-buildpackage quilt htmldoc sun-java6-jdk dpkg-dev

dpkg-dev is for dpkg-buildpackage

svn co svn://munin.projects.linpro.no/munin/branches/1.4-stable/ 1.4-stable_20100810
cd 1.4-stable_20100810
svn co svn://munin.projects.linpro.no/munin/branches/debian/squeeze/trunk/debian debian

change one line in debian/Makefile.config

vim debian/Makefile.config
JC         = /usr/lib/jvm/default-java/bin/javac
to
JC         = /etc/alternatives/javac

and in debian/control

vim debian/control
Build-Depends-Indep: perl, htmldoc, html2text, default-jdk
Build-Depends-Indep: perl, htmldoc, html2text, sun-java6-jdk

After all this steps you can execute

dpkg-buildpackage

as described in the README

On every node you must also install the following packages, at least.

aptitude install gawk rrdtool librrds-perl liblog-log4perl-perl libnet-server-perl

now you can install the packages as usual with dpkg -i

UPDATE: I opened a ticket

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One thought on “munin 1.4 on debian 5

    Warwick Poole said:
    May 27, 2011 at 17:34

    Thanks for these debs, Aleksandar. Useful indeed.

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