[Logwatch-Devel] Fwd: 'system uptime' service - contribution

Kirk Bauer kirk at kaybee.org
Sun Mar 4 23:07:37 MST 2007


I agree 100%.

On 3/4/07, Bjorn L. <bl_logwatch2 at mblmail.net> wrote:
> If we add it, I suggest it be as zz-uptime, and it be turned off by
> default.
>
> In general, the Logwatch scripts parse log files.  The zz-* scripts
> are the exception to this, and display real-time system stats.  They
> are off by default, except for zz-disk_space (I don't know the history)
> and zz-fortune (which only comes alive if you have the 'fortune'
> binaries, so I suspect most people don't see it).
>
> Also, I believe that in general, at the lowest setting (Detail=0),
> the Logwatch output should reflect items that are in need of attention
> or change, and uptime is not in either category.
>
>
> Kirk Bauer wrote:
> > Thanks Jason, I am forwarding this to the list for comment as I'm not
> > sure how popular these types of scripts are in Logwatch.  Personally I
> > think it is OK to have the variety but I notice that many people don't
> > like any extra clutter in the emails.
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Jason SJOBECK <jason at sjobeck.com>
> > Date: Mar 2, 2007 6:32 PM
> > Subject: 'system uptime' service - contribution
> > To: kirk at kaybee.org
> >
> >
> > Kirk,
> >
> > I would like to contribute something very small but potentially
> > worthwhile to the project please.
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------------------
> > ######################################################################
> > ####
> > # $Id: uptime,v 1.00 2007/02/06 23:59:59 jason at sjobeck.com Exp $
> > ######################################################################
> > ####
> >
> > my $env = ( $ENV{'REAL_LANG'} ? "LANG=".$ENV{'REAL_LANG'}." " : "" ).
> >      ( $ENV{'REAL_LC_ALL'} ? "LC_ALL=".$ENV{'REAL_LC_ALL'}." " : ""
> > );
> >
> > if (($ENV{'PRINTING'} eq "y" ) && (-f "/usr/bin/uptime")) {
> >      #print "\n\n------------------ System Uptime
> > --------------------\n\n";
> >      system("$env /usr/bin/uptime");
> >      print "\n";
> > }
> > elsif (($ENV{'PRINTING'} eq "y" ) && (-f "/usr/bin/uptime")) {
> >      #print "\n\n------------------ System Uptime
> > --------------------\n\n";
> >      system("$env /usr/bin/uptime");
> >      print "\n";
> > }
> >
> > # vi: shiftwidth=3 tabstop=3 syntax=perl et
> > ------------------------------------------
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I think it might live here:
> > <http://www2.cvs.logwatch.org:81/index.cgi/logwatch/scripts/services/#
> > dirlist>
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > Cheers.
> >
> > Jason Sjöbeck
> > sjobeck.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
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Kirk Bauer <kirk at kaybee.org>
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