[collectd] varnish plugin updates

Jerome Renard jerome.renard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 09:26:30 CET 2011

Hi Marc,

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 9:17 AM, Marc Fournier
<marc.fournier at camptocamp.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Here are a couple of patches I would like to suggest for inclusion before the
> 5.0 release.
> The first one adds the possibility to collect all the remaining stats defined
> in varnish's stat_field.h. Rationale:
>  - I wanted to make graphs out of varnish's cache purge activity, and couldn't
>   because we arbitrarily decided that it wasn't useful to collect these
>   values.
>  - more stats were added to stat_field.h in varnish release 2.1.4
>   (backend_retry, dir_dns_lookups, dir_dns_failed, dir_dns_hit,
>   dir_dns_cache_full ) and in 2.1.5 (fetch_1xx, fetch_204, fetch_304).
>  - the nagios plugin for varnish is unnecessarily complicated to build, and
>   doesn't seem actively maintained. Using collectd-nagios instead makes
>   much more sense to me.
> The 2 other patches are code cleanup and a minor bugfix. You'll also find
> these patches here: https://github.com/mfournier/collectd/tree/varnish-plugin-updates

Thanks for the patches !

Jérôme Renard
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