[Nagiosplug-devel] remaining items for 1.4.0 alpha

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Thu Aug 28 14:31:09 CEST 2003

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, Karl DeBisschop wrote:

> 1) Performance Data
> I think we have had the needed discussions, and the new perfdata()
> function does seem a workable means of implementing performance data
> output in a standard way. In particular, without a function like this,
> the die() function would be a lot less useful than it is.
> So we are at a point where if anyone wants to grab a plugin and and
> perfdata, they should. I am working on check_disk at the moment.

I'll add a similar function for the perl plugins...  

If I run into issues regarding output - will post.

> 2) Internationalization
> The text is marked up for translation. None of the volunteers for doing
> the translation have gotten back to me yet. If I'm not mistaken, a lot
> of Europe is on vacation at the moment, so it would not be surprising if
> I got responses soon.
> If not, we can use Google translations for a first pass.
> 3) Documentation
> We are still far from any complete embedded documentaion solution. Would
> people like to run the plugin outputthrough help2man to create standard
> man pages? Most of the required work would be in the Makefile(s).
> In any case, we should make an index of the core plugins and their
> functions. Volunteers?

I'll write up the index for the core plugins and place it in the doc 

> 4) Test Suite
> The existing test suite suffers extensive bit rot. I plan to address
> that before we move from alpha to beta.
> Anything else to complete before alpha?

Good list. Thanks.



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