[Nagiosplug-devel] [Nagiosplug-checkins] nagiosplug/plugins check_by_ssh.c, 1.41, 1.42

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Wed Apr 18 17:46:54 CEST 2007

Holger Weiss wrote:
> * Andreas Ericsson <ae at op5.se> [2007-04-17 15:24]:
>> Why not just keep "--skiplines" as-is, and introduce --skip-stderr and
>> --skip-stdout, which would solve the same problem in a more intuitive way,
>> not break backwards-compatibility *and* provide a finer granularity.
>> When specified without options, they should skip ALL output on the targeted
>> fd.
> Hmm, really skip _all_ output in case of "--skip-stdout" and print
> nothing?  Or print just the last line?  Or print a line generated by
> check_by_ssh?

Skip all of it. If --skip-stdout and --skip-stderr is used together cook up
some message ("check_by_ssh: remote command '<command_name'> exited 
(un)successfully) and let it be at that.

Some programs people might want to run don't print output useful for
displaying, or prints multiline output, or...

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
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