[collectd] lua plugin

Schmurfy schmurfy at gmail.com
Fri Nov 26 21:46:40 CET 2010

I tried your branch but sadly I cannot build it, a dependency was added
which does not exists under Mac OS X (clock_gettime):

checking for clock_gettime... no
checking for clock_gettime in -lrt... no
checking for clock_gettime in -lposix4... no
configure: error: cannot find clock_gettime

On 25 November 2010 00:37, Schmurfy <schmurfy at gmail.com> wrote:

> It is not improvements to do plugin that you did, it is more that you wrote
> half of the plugin ;)
> I already did most of the work you surely had to do to write this, I just
> wanted to have a build system running before adding more code to the plugin.
> For the read/write callbacks we can call a function by name from the C code
> which is enough in my opinion and should reduce the C code of the plugin,
> with one function called you can call as many as you want in the lua code
> itself as you wish.
> On 24 November 2010 18:07, Florian Forster <octo at collectd.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:20:10PM +0100, Florian Forster wrote:
>> > no problem ;) While I still don't particularly *like* autoconf, I at
>> > least learned to work with it. I'll look into it as soon as I find
>> > some time for it.
>> I've done some improvements to the build system and the plugin itself. I
>> rebased the commits to the current master branch, so you probably have
>> to (re)set your branch to there instead of merging the changes.
>> I didn't take a close look yet, but it appears the build scripts have
>> changed between Lua 5.0 and 5.1 – from a custom build script to a
>> pkg-config file. I'll try to incorporate this eventually.
>> Unfortunately I don't have time to explain my changes in detail, I hope
>> you'll figure out what I did. As always, I tried to keep the code as
>> self-explanatory as possible, but this stack based VM doesn't exactly
>> make this easy :/
>> Best regards,
>> —octo
>> --
>> Florian octo Forster
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