[erlang-questions] Erlang program and bash/Munin communication

greim <>
Sat Dec 31 12:18:32 CET 2011


Am 30.12.2011 19:29, schrieb Max Bourinov:
> Hi Dear Erlangers!
>
> I want to plot some stats from my Erlang program in munin
> (http://munin-monitoring.org/). For that I have to call it somehow from
> bash/sh script. Standart munin setup calls the script every 5 minutes.
>


i think a named pipe (mkfifo) is better

Markus



> So, I want to know, what is a best way to establish one way (Erlang ->
> Bash) communication?
>
> One of approaches could be when Erlang program writes file to somewhere
> like /var/run/erl-prog and bash script reads it.
>
> Is there are any other simpler options available?
>
> p.s. I know that ejabberd has some interface to bash, but its code too
> complex to my task.
>
> Best regards,
> Max
>
>
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