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     Re: [snips-users] hostmon falling over / snipstv/eventselect segmentation fault:

On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 06:36:09PM +0100, Robert Lister wrote:
> [...]
> I know long term we would be better moving off snips as although it's pretty
> much developed and does what I need, it is a dead product. 
> Last time I looked at this, there wasn't really much out there that has
> similar functionality and is as lightweight and simple. (i.e, I suppose we
> could use nagios but that's overkill for what I want, and it seemed messy
> getting it to work across multiple boxes, but things may have improved with 
> it since then.)
> Is anybody still using snips? Am I the only one? :)
> Rob

Actually, I still use SNIPS, as things like BigBrother take too much
effort (in my opinion) and tend to fall over a lot easier than SNIPS
(and aren't as easily extendable).  For the most part, SNIPS "just
works" for me.

I've not tried going 64-bit on NOCOL, however, though I've been building
a new 64-bit Solaris machine... I might be inclined to check it out,

(Apologies for the delayed reply here... life has kind of "taken over"

Russell M. Van Tassell
russell at loosenut com

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