[Orca-dev] A little restructuring

Marcus Vinicius Ferreira marcus_ferreira at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 4 04:27:33 PST 2003

Mr. Blair,

Here are my 2 cents:

   1) "data_gatherers" is a pretty descritive name. I vote for it.

   2) "linuxallator" is a trend to follow.
      It opens space for the future gatherers:
      - aixallator
      - bsdallator
      - and so on.....


--- Blair Zajac <blair at orcaware.com> wrote:
> I'm moving some things around in the Orca distribution to have
> multiple data gathering tools.  This will place orcallator on
> equal footing as other data measurement tools, such as procallator
> (which measures stats on Linux boxes).  The renames will be
>     1) Rename src to orca.
>     2) Make a new directory XXX.
>     3) Move orcallator into XXX.
>     4) Move contrib/procallator into XXX.
> So XXX will contain orcallator and procallator and any new data
> gathering tools.
> I know this is a little bikesheddy (as in, what color do you want
> to paint the bike shed), but I haven't thought of a good name yet
> for XXX.
> Several contenders are:
> data_gatherers
> data_measuring_tools
> data_measurement_tools
> data_pollers
> data_measurers
> Also, while we're thinking about it, I'm not too happy with the
> name procallator.  It doesn't imply that it measures statistics
> on Linux boxes and in fact, I don't know where the name came from.
> So if anybody has a good suggestion for a new name, let me know.
> Maybe linuxallator???  But then the /proc reading code in procallator
> could be used for other OSes, such as BSD???  Thoughts welcome
> here.
> Best,
> Blair
> -- 
> Blair Zajac <blair at orcaware.com>
> Plots of your system's performance - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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