backend/director admin states

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri May 4 06:53:40 UTC 2018

In message <CABoVN9AgQu6tv=1UfRLxfgrmuv6+xL-q6cEKjtsO90bw6Zc7CA at>
, Dridi Boukelmoune writes:
>On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 1:04 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
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>> In message <CAJ6ZYQx3vsFtWeTHpoU+ifgKjPDQv3=sH=c5Q-ZxFqJCU0kPEw at>
>> , Guillaume Quintard writes:
>>>All commands should have a JSON option, I reckon.
>> Somebody should write more code for it then, I reckon :-)
>Maybe we should do that the other way around? Have all CLI commands
>reply with a JSON data structure, and CLI consumers like varnishadm,
>varnishtest or varnishd -d be able to output it in plain text (with
>this code centralized in libvarnish and exposed in libvarnishapi).

I thought about that, but didn't move on it, as I didn't want to
write all the code myself ;-)

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