[collectd] [PATCH] collectd-perl(5): Added a note about the stability of the API.

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Thu Aug 21 10:46:36 CEST 2008

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Harl <sh at tokkee.org>
 src/collectd-perl.pod |    8 ++++++++
 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/src/collectd-perl.pod b/src/collectd-perl.pod
index 6396bc8..dac80bf 100644
--- a/src/collectd-perl.pod
+++ b/src/collectd-perl.pod
@@ -557,6 +557,14 @@ reasons. Therefore, END blocks are only executed once when collectd shuts
 down. You should not rely on END blocks anyway - use B<shutdown functions>
+The perl plugin exports the internal API of collectd which is considered
+unstable and subject to change at any time. We try hard to not break backwards
+compatibility in the Perl API during the life cycle of one major release.
+However, this cannot be guaranteed at all times. Watch out for warnings
+dispatched by the perl plugin after upgrades.
 =head1 KNOWN BUGS

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