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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: Hooks for management reporting (was RE:New Hook)
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2001 18:50:09 GMT
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 09:43:24AM -0700, Ian Holsman wrote:
> Guys,
> 
> I was wondering if it would be usefull if there was some kind of  'status'  hook
> which modules could implement to tell management apps (mod_snmp/mod_status) what is going
> on inside of them.
> 
> it would return an array name/value pairs, which the management module could convert
into 
> a fancy table layout on the status page, or a group of SNMP OID's
> 
> this would allow a module designer not to mess with mod_status, and maybe a way of getting
the
> scoreboard code out of mod_status

The current design is for mod_status to *pull* the information when it is
needed. Considering that pulling is *much* less frequent than status
changes, this is much more efficient for the system.

(a status hook is a *push*)n

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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