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Cloud Provisioner should output info to stderr and data to stdout
|Target version:||Commercial edition - PE 3.x|
|Keywords:||cloud provisioner node node_vmware list parseable parse binary annoying||Affected URL:|
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It annoys the crap out of me (And I’m the one who added these message) that when I run this command less thinks I have a binary file because of the color codes.
I expect STDOUT to only contain data I can actually work with using standard unix tools like grep, sed, less, awk, etc…. Things that are for my information as a human should go to stderr.
% puppet node_vmware list > foo.txt ; less foo.txt Locating: 100% |oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo| Time: 00:00:02 "foo.txt" may be a binary file. See it anyway?
#3 Updated by Jeff McCune almost 3 years ago
Nigel Kersten wrote:
Does this required changes to Faces or underlying Puppet Jeff? Or is this purely a problem with this Face?
I don’t think it requires changes to the faces framework, but I think the underlying Faces framework should directly support this need.
If it doesn’t, then each face will be responsible for adopting this convention as a best practice. We can make this nice and easy for developers using the framework.
Sort of like how we saw the ProgressBar class move from Cloud Provisioner VMWare up into Cloud Provisioner. I think this follows that pattern, get the good functionality as close to the framework as possible.