[collectd] New aggregator plugin "basic_aggregator" (#136)

Sebastian Harl sh at tokkee.org
Sat Oct 13 19:17:15 CEST 2012


On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 10:51:34AM +0200, Fabien Wernli wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 09:27:25AM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > most/many/all parts of collectd actually support "reconfigure" as people
> > might expect too much from SIGHUP else.
> agreed
> Just to be sure: the main collectd thread has no control over its child
> threads in the current implementation?

As mentioned on IRC: the main collectd process controls the child
threads by means of a pthread conditional variable and a boolean
variable indicating whether the main process is still in its main loop.
The former may be used to signal the child threads to re-check the "read
loop" condition.


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