JSON input / output for CLI utilities

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu May 27 22:06:56 UTC 2021

On Thu, May 27, 2021 at 05:42:20PM -0400, Andrew Walker via samba-technical wrote:
>I know we've added JSON output to a few of the CLI utils. Over the past
>year or so I've added this to various utils in FreeNAS (using libjansson).
>Is there an overall strategy for this? I'd be happy to upstream what I have.

More and automatable scriptability of our tools is always a good idea !

Please upstream.

>Also is there an effort to add support for JSON input to them?

Not that I know of.

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