[Gluster-users] Feedback on CLI message outputs
joe at julianfamily.org
Thu Aug 9 16:05:12 UTC 2012
On 08/06/2012 12:01 AM, Amar Tumballi wrote:
> 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).
Amar, do you have a bug to suggest changes under?
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