[collectd] Plugin interface stability

Pavel pavel2000 at ngs.ru
Wed Oct 24 18:39:06 CEST 2018


You mixed the concepts of core Collectd API 
(Plugin_architecture page) and API,
provided by plugin itself 


On Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:17:07 +0200 Oleg Rosowiecki 
<orosowiecki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was looking at the plugin API description here:
> https://collectd.org/wiki/index.php/Plugin_architecture
> and found the note at the bottom of the page that no attempt is made to
> make the plugin API backwards-compatible and it may change any time.
> What about the "exec" plugin that executes arbitrary scripts/programs? If
> backwards compatibility is a concern (and I can't submit my plugin to the
> community), can I consider "exec's" interface to be more stable?
> Thanks,
> Oleg

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