[Nagiosplug-devel] RFC: New threshold syntax

Ton Voon ton.voon at altinity.com
Wed Mar 19 10:10:48 CET 2008

On 18 Mar 2008, at 13:30, Thomas Guyot-Sionnest wrote:
> Can it be missed out when we're not specifying thresholds too?

Good point. Added.

> Moving to scientific notation would require making sure everyone  
> will be
> able to cope with that, so even if we want that I'd say 2.0, and even
> then possibly a compile-time option. OTOH the advantage is that you  
> get
> consistent output; if could likely fix some problems we've had so  
> far...
> So I think we should keep them like they are for now (ms, bytes,  
> etc.).

We are already passing scientific notation in N::P (see separate  
thread subject "Nagios::Plugin with scientific notation"), and that is  
not in the spec.

But I agree that this is not the time to consider this, so I'll remove  
the part about the perf data based on uom in the threshold.


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