drbdump

home

github.com/drbrain/drbdump

rdoc

docs.seattlerb.org/drbdump

bugs

github.com/drbrain/drbdump/issues

Description

drbdump is a tcpdump-like tool for the dRuby protocol. It allows you to inspect the message and analyze the messages sent between your DRb-using processes.

Features

  • Displays DRb message sends and results

  • Displays Rinda service discovery announcements

  • Records DRb message statistics including allocations and latency

Problems

  • Does not handle out-of-order or resent TCP packets

  • Does not handle mDNS

  • Does not support filtering

  • TCP only

Usage

To show DRb messages:

sudo drbdump

See the DRbDump class documentation for a full description of drbdump

Installation

sudo gem install drbdump

Developers

After checking out the source, run:

$ rake newb

This task will install any missing dependencies, run the tests/specs, and generate the RDoc.

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright © Eric Hodel

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.