[mrtg] Re: RunAsDaemon -- is this a good idea?
bn at nextra.com
Thu Aug 24 14:26:30 MEST 2000
Drew Sanford wrote:
> > Rationale:
> > I want to write a wrapper around MRTG that restarts MRTG after it
> > exits or whenever the config files changes. I can't see no way to
> > do this without modifing MRTG.
> What you're describing sounds like it can be done without needing to
> change MRTG's capability to RunAsDaemon. If you don't want it to run in
> daemon mode, don't enable it, and whatever wrapper you like, can simply
> restart MRTG every time it sees fit.
That would work, but it would require MRTG to reparse its configuration
file for every loop. However, after some profiling I have found that this
is no big gain as the config reading/parsing/validation code is blazingly
Ok, then this matter is void.
Bjørn Nordbø - IP Development - Nextra Norway
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