[users at i-scream] Another one who wants AIX support

Jens Rehsack rehsack at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 30 20:17:11 BST 2010

2010/8/26 Jens Rehsack <rehsack at googlemail.com>:
> 2010/8/25 Jens Rehsack <rehsack at googlemail.com>:
>> Hi all,
> Hi again,

Looks like noone cares ... :(

>> to my request, Tim Bishop told me, that on the list was
>> another guy who want's to work on AIX support. Before
>> I double effort, are there any news?
>> Otherwise I would start implementing some stats using
>> documented calls from nmon as described here:
>> http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/wikis/display/WikiPtype/ryo
>> I can't access to the cvs repository from the office (firewall
>> allows only http and https traffic), but I need to have a clean
>> point to start. I would "mirror" the repository from my home
>> pc and import it into a svn repo here, adding the metrics
>> and submit the diff back in a few days.
>> I don't see a good chance to synchronize in the meantime,
>> except a public svn or git repo (http accessible) would be
>> available.
> first day result is proc_stats, disk_io_stats and fs_stats (no
> test/example).

Final result (patch based on last submitted patch) for AIX port is attached.

> I've recognized that the most functions are not reintrant, what
> limits their usability in threaded environments (as we plan).
> What is the preferred way out? Locking or rewriting the code
> to be reintrant?

Any comment on this?

Best regards,

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