[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Feedback on CLI message outputs
kshlmster at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 02:03:20 UTC 2012
This is the first time I've heard of someone in the community using the
'--xml' flag. This flag has not been tested extensively, so there are bound
to be some errors, inconsistencies and incompleteness. We are trying to fix
it and stabilize it as much as possible. So if you do find any bugs (which
you will) please report them.
On 7 Aug 2012 01:58, "James" <purpleidea at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm currently using the --xml flag when running gluster via automatic
> scripts such as via puppet exec. Please keep this stable :)
> Thank you!
> On Mon, 2012-08-06 at 12:31 +0530, Amar Tumballi wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > We are in the process of improving our log messages, and message outputs
> > through CLI. As a first step, we want to make sure our CLI outputs are
> > both meaningful and script friendly (for people who want to use the CLI
> > output in their scripts).
> > We are taking few baby steps in this regard in upstream (master branch).
> > I recently sent a patch http://review.gluster.com/3753 which tries to
> > separate out most of the error messages by outputting it to stderr
> > instead of stdout.
> > In the meantime, I tried to keep it script friendly too. With that patch
> > going in, the problem is, if any of you have written scripts which greps
> > for specific pattern in the CLI output, will be broken when the next
> > major release happens.
> > So, I want your feed back on getting it right by involving you all to
> > make the messages more friendlier to both script writers, and also to
> > admins who would understand the messages properly. (ie, meaning of the
> > messages should be unambiguous).
> > To try to see the difference in CLI outputs, you need to checkout git
> > repo, and build locally, as there are no releases available at the
> > Thanks and Regards,
> > Amar
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