[icinga-devel] branch testing

Michael Friedrich michael.friedrich at univie.ac.at
Mon May 24 22:13:05 CEST 2010

On 2010-05-24 20:41, Hiren Patel wrote:
> On Sat, 22 May 2010 14:14:09 +0200
> Hiren Patel<hir3npatel at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> hi guys,
>> branch hpatel/core has bug track items:
>> 312 - event profiling
>> 436 - execv to execute checks where possible
>> 306 - state base escalation
>> any testing around these will be much appreciated.
>> due to 436, how checks are defined and called become a little more strict,
>> eg. in the default config check_ssh is defined as:
>> command_line    $USER1$/check_ssh $ARG1$ $HOSTADDRESS$
>> but called as:
>> check_command                   check_ssh
>> (no argument given when one expected)
>> redefining the check to:
>> command_line    $USER1$/check_ssh $HOSTADDRESS$
>> solves it for this check
>> (the checks need to be defined and called accordingly, which IMHO is a good thing)
> ignore the restrictions for 436, provisioning has been made to accommodate checks with multi spaces in them. so 436 should just work with all current config.
> any/all testing welcome, currently still only in branch hpate/core.
in both hpatel/core and mfriedrich/core.

ignoring arguments not set (and whitespaces from that) is imho a good 
thing regarding grown configurations, not breaking compatibility.

> thanks.
>> 436 will use execv to execute this check so extra/blank arguments and or spaces aren't taken care of by the shell any longer.
>> the tracker item is to run checks that don't have shell meta characters using execv instead of popen, saving one fork() to run this check.
>> 312 also includes the event profile data in the cgi 'performance info' section below "buffer usage" when enabled in the config file.
>> the new config option in icinga.cfg as I have it,is event_profiling_enabled=1
>> any testing and reporting appreciated.
>> note, these are in hpatel/core only for now, not applied to master.
>> thanks.
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