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Re: CGI scripts

On Sun, 8 May 2011, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:

> Hello.
> Now that lua(1) and httpd(8) are in the base system, what people think about
> distributing some CGI scripts for instance via /usr/share/examples? Examples
> could include for instance some system or server monitoring scripts that are
> often seen in commercial products.

I've been fiddling with lua bindings for things (sysctl mostly) with a 
long term view to doing stuff like that.

There's nice things you can do with javascript and canvas on the browser 
side and spitting out data as json on the server side - graphs/graphical 
displays of server status, sort of like a systat/vmstat but with colour 

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