[Xymon] depends tag limitations (again)
spah at syntec.co.uk
Tue Oct 9 14:29:05 CEST 2012
No, it wasn't answered.
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> From: Novosielski, Ryan [mailto:novosirj at umdnj.edu]
> Sent: 04 October 2012 22:08
> To: SebA
> Cc: xymon; 'Henrik Storner'; 'Dominique Frise'; 'Charles Jones'
> Subject: Re: [Xymon] depends tag limitations (again)
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> Was this ever answered? I see I asked the same question again having
> missed this question just a month prior.
> On 09/10/2012 01:17 PM, SebA wrote:
> > Hi Henrik,
> > Am I right in thinking that nothing has changed on this front? I
> > just tried to use depends with a custom test and it did not seem to
> > have any effect (on Xymon 4.3.7)...
> > Dominique Frise wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> This is an extract of a previous reply from Henrik
> > (http://www.hobbitmon.com/hobbiton/2006/10/msg00141.html):
> >> ----------- Henrik Stoerner wrote:
> >>> Charles Jones wrote:
> >>>> *It would be nice if the depend tag worked for any
> >>>> column/test type*. I looked at using the "depends" tag, but
> >>>> it appears that *depends only works for network checks*.
> >>> Agreed. The dependency checks are currently implemented in the
> >>> network test tool (bbtest-net), instead of in the hobbitd
> >>> daemon - that is the reason why they only work for network
> >>> tests. And that is purely for historical reasons.
> >>> I expect to move all of the dependency code into hobbitd soon,
> >>> together with the combination-test handling (the stuff currenly
> >>> done by bbcombotest), that will eliminate this rather silly
> >>> restriction.
> >>> Regards, Henrik
> >> -----------
> >> Are the above limitations been removed in the current snapshot?
> >> If not when is this going to be implemented?
> >> Thanks.
> >> Dominique UNIL - University of Lausanne
> > Kind regards,
> > SebA
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