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bpluginfo: Bacula Plugin information utility

NAME

bpluginfo - Bacula Plugin information utility

SYNOPSIS

bplufinfo [options] plugin_filename.so

DESCRIPTION

The main purpose of bpluginfo is to display different information about Bacula plugin. You can use it to check a plugin name, author, license and short description. You can use additional '-a' option for validating a Bacula Daemons API. In most cases it is not required.

OPTIONS

A summary of options is included below.
-h
Show usage of the program.
-v
Verbose information printing all available data from the plugin, including plugin header and implemented API.
-i
Display short information from plugin header only. This is a default option. Option incompatible with -f option.
-f
Display information about implemented API functions.
-a <api>
You can supply the plugin initialization function with a particular Bacula API number. Without this option a default API number is '1'. Option require a numeric argument.

RETURN CODE

bpluginfo returns 0 on success, and non-zero on error.
You can check return code to find what was a cause of the error.

 0 - success
 1 - cannot load a plugin
 2 - cannot find a loadPlugin function
 3 - cannot find an unloadPlugin function
 10 - not enough memory

EXAMPLE USAGE

This is an example of bplufinfo usage with verbose option (-v) and default plugin.

$ bpluginfo -v bpipe-fd.so 

Plugin type:            File Daemon plugin
Plugin magic:           *FDPluginData*
Plugin version:         1
Plugin release date:    January 2008
Plugin author:          Kern Sibbald
Plugin license:         Bacula AGPLv3
Plugin description:     Bacula Pipe File Daemon Plugin
Plugin API version:     6

Plugin functions:
 newPlugin()
 freePlugin()
 getPluginValue()
 setPluginValue()
 handlePluginEvent()
 startBackupFile()
 endBackupFile()
 startRestoreFile()
 endRestoreFile()
 pluginIO()
 createFile()
 setFileAttributes()

AUTHOR

Written by Radoslaw Korzeniewski (c) Inteos Sp. z o.o.

BUGS

Does not handle all required bacula functions callbacks which can lead to utility crash.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <support [at] inteos.pl>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2012 Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

bacula-dir, bacula-sd, bacula-fd, Bacula Plugins API