[PATCH] add documentation about backend naming for VMOD authors
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Nov 2 11:47:14 CET 2015
In message <CABoVN9Ay2PPDRBGfowo1LZTActqg9ty=O+22_KkBB0fbGUNXmA at mail.gmail.com>, Dridi Bouke
>I don't think it's a good idea to leave the end-user with unnamed
>backends in the VSL that don't even appear in the CLI and VSM, or
>confusing names in the CLI/VSM because of name collisions auto-repair.
I think you are thinking far too narrow about backend.
It would create a backend good only for a single request and it
doesn't have an IP#, cannot be polled and cannot in any meaningful
way be set healthy/sick.
Why would you ever name that backend or show it in the CLI ?
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