please help on compiling nagios plugin

Sascha Ottolski ottolski at
Thu May 29 18:51:45 CEST 2008

Am Donnerstag 29 Mai 2008 17:06:41 schrieb Sascha Ottolski:
> Hi,
> asked it some weeks ago, but got no answer :-(
> when running configure, I see this error:
> ./configure: line 19292: syntax error near unexpected token
> ./configure: line 19292: `PKG_CHECK_MODULES(VARNISHAPI, varnishapi)'
> the line is
> # Checks for libraries.

finally managed to compile the nagios plugin that comes with the svn 
checkout, may be this helps someone else. apparently, the debian 
packages I created and installed before using the debian/ directory 
that comes with the checkout does not install the pkg-config file, and 
is missing a link.
apt-get install pkg-config
cd /root/varnish-svn-trunk/varnish-tools/nagios/
cp /root/varnish-svn-trunk/varnish-cache/varnishapi.pc /usr/lib/pkgconfig/
cd /usr/lib/ 
ln -s
make install

this will create the plugin as



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