[Nagiosplug-devel] [nagios-plugins] Move time_ssl to end of extended perfdata output (#1201)

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Mon Oct 14 22:26:01 CEST 2013

Shuffling around the output order like this without requiring explicit user modification of the command line to invoke the new behavior, is a Really Bad Idea.  It means that stuff will silently and unceremoniously break the next time the user upgrades the plugins in an otherwise functioning system.  You either need to only do this if the command is invoked under some new program name, or if some special command-line option is given, to introduce a level of incompatibility to your change so that existing sites will not break during such an upgrade.

On Mon, 10/14/13, awiddersheim <notifications at github.com> wrote:
 When using pnp4nagios as your graphing
 engine and you don't have the MULTI option turned where
 each source of information is placed into it's own
 independent RRD file it is difficult to add a new datasource
 into the middle of a pre-existing RRD file. Having the data
 added at the end on the other hand isn't nearly as bad.
 I'd imagine with other graphing platforms like graphite
 this isn't really an issue.
 This is really an attempt to fix some short comings with
 how my current setup is configured now but I'm hoping it
 may help others who are in a similar situation.
 Commit Summary
   Move time_ssl to end of extended perfdata output
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