[Gluster-users] Feedback on CLI message outputs

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Thu Aug 9 16:33:04 UTC 2012

On 08/09/2012 09:35 PM, Joe Julian wrote:
> 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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