[Bro-Dev] #920: Have broctl return useful exit codes

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Mon Dec 10 08:38:19 PST 2012

#920: Have broctl return useful exit codes
  Reporter:  grigorescu  |      Owner:
      Type:  Patch       |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Normal      |  Milestone:  Bro2.2
 Component:  BroControl  |    Version:  git/master
Resolution:              |   Keywords:

Comment (by robin):

 Haven't looked at the code yet but I'm wondering about the right semantics
 for a non-zero code. Intuitively I'd expect non-zero if the command had
 seriously failed but it's a bit fuzzy when a command succeeded vs. failed;
 if {{{start}}} started up the whole cluster except for one node which is
 currently down, is that a failure? What semantics is the patch currently

 Plugins have the {{{hostStatusChanged}}} method. Would that help as an

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