[smokeping-users] Re: Alert via program fails on raising edge

Niko Tyni ntyni+smokeping-users at mappi.helsinki.fi
Mon Apr 24 14:09:05 MEST 2006

On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 05:53:55PM +0200, Peter Klausner wrote:

>     if ( $addr =~ /^\|(.+)/) {
>         if ($edgetrigger) {
> 1140:       system $1,$_,$line,$loss,$rtt,$tree->{host}, ($what =~/raise/);

> It seems this works only, if the arguments to system() are processed
> left to right.
> Otherwise the program, i.e. $1 pulled from the address, gets overwritten
> from the 1st subpattern in ($what =~/raise/) - which is empty.

Thanks! Like Damian Conway says in 'Perl Best Practices': 
 Always give captured substrings proper names.

I'll fix this for the next release.


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