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

Max Bourinov <>
Sat Dec 31 14:23:32 CET 2011


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On 31.12.2011, at 15:18, greim <> wrote:

> 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
>

Hi Markus, can you provide more detail or introduction link?

Best regards,
Max

>
>
>> 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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