[Nut-upsdev] debugging options on upsdrvctl (was Re: [Nut-upsuser] about Smart-Ups RT)

Arjen de Korte nut+devel at de-korte.org
Fri May 22 13:54:11 UTC 2009

Citeren Charles Lepple <clepple op gmail.com>:

> I concede that debugging output from multiple drivers would be a mess,
> but it wouldn't hurt to have debug level 1 or 2 print a message saying
> that they should 1) go to the nut-upsdev list for further guidance,
> and 2) when they ask for help, include the following full pathname of
> the driver.

I second both suggestions.

> This wouldn't block the possibility of further debugging of upsdrvctl,
> and it eliminates one more round-trip email to verify where their
> drivers are located (since many packages don't put them in $PATH).

Very true. I'll make some changes to 'upsdrvctl' to print both an  
informative message that this is just a wrapper around the drivers and  
also make it output the full line that people should run for each  
driver that we see in ups.conf.

Best regards, Arjen
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