[Gluster-users] Feedback on CLI message outputs
purpleidea at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 02:10:16 UTC 2012
On Tue, 2012-08-07 at 07:33 +0530, Kaushal M wrote:
> Hi James,
> This is the first time I've heard of someone in the community using
> the '--xml' flag.
Cool :) I'll be posting my updated code that uses this in my
https://github.com/purpleidea/puppet-gluster shortly. The --xml flag was
suggested by someone in irc, as a stable alternative to parsing the
normal command line output (messy).
> 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.
Will do :) It seems to be working at the moment 3.3
> 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
> 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
> > 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 moment.
> > Thanks and Regards,
> > Amar
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