[smokeping-users] Read target hostname/IP from a script's output

Ralf G. R. Bergs Ralf+SmokePing at bergs.biz
Thu Oct 30 18:19:12 CET 2014

Hi Eric.

On 2014-10-30 17:41 , Eric Brander wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Ralf G. R. Bergs
> <Ralf+SmokePing at bergs.biz <mailto:Ralf+SmokePing at bergs.biz>> wrote:
>     Any other ideas, anyone?
> How about scripting an update to the local hosts file periodically
> with your traceroute script with a hostname and the updated IP. Then
> use that hostname as the target.
Thanks for suggesting this, but you won't believe it -- I thought about
that as well and rejected it. :-D

I find it "unclean" to modify such system files automatically from a
script, without a proper "API" for it...

Anyway, thanks for taking the time to respond...



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