np_ function prefix

Holger Weiß holger at
Thu Jan 23 13:18:30 CET 2014

* William Leibzon <william at> [2014-01-22 18:45]:
> Do we want to keep np_ prefix that many functions in the source code use?

We haven't really decided on this one yet.  Do you think we should?

> One of the options could be to change this to mp_ which is not
> difficult for nagios plugins source code itself but there are, I
> think, external plugins that link to and use these nagios plugin
> functions too.

Yes.  That's never been supported, but of course there might be plugins
doing just that regardless.

The other downside is that such a change makes it a bit harder to
exchange patches with the Nagios Enterprises team.


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