backend/director admin states

Dridi Boukelmoune dridi at
Thu May 3 10:02:53 UTC 2018

> Best proposal for "???" seems to be "auto", even though it is not
> entirely on point.
> The implementation can control its view of the health two ways
>   A) Call VRT_SetHealth() and set it on the director.
>      (useful for probes as we know them)
>   B) Provide a ->healthy() method which will be asked whenever
>      anybody wants to know.
>      (useful for selecting directors like rr/fb/rnd/hash)

"auto" is what we have today in the CLI, and I don't remember ever
being confused by that when I was only a user. And it seems to
still match your A) and B) cases.


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