varnishtop incorrect help

Magnus Hagander magnus at
Thu Sep 5 20:26:23 CEST 2013

When you run "varnishtop --help" it clearly states that -m is a
supported switch, but if you try to actually use it there's a special
case branch that says it's unsupported.

That's quite user-unfriendly.

I realize it comes from the fact that -m is part of the "standard VSL
arguments", and is as such processed by VSL_Arg(). But ISTM that if
it's not actually in all the frontends, it can't really be called a
standard argument, and should not be in that list of arguments.

Something even better would of course be to *make* it supported, but
presumably there is a reason why it isn't...

 Magnus Hagander

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