On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 10:58:12PM +, gil...@poolp.org wrote:
> I have been working on a new table backend: table-procexec.
> What it does is translate the imsg table API to a line-based protocol that is
> very similar to what we did for filters. A table backend can become a program
> consuming table requests from stdin and responding to stdout:
> stdin : table
> The idea behind this is to unlock table backend development to people who are
> not necessarily C developers and who could still write useful implementations
> in other languages. Like with filters, this makes it possible to use anything
> from awk to shell, Go, Python and what not without OpenSMTPD caring about how
> these backends are implemented.
> I have written a Golang package to abstract the protocol details and that let
> you write a backend by implementing the four basic operations of table API. A
> sample table-example.go is available here to see how a backend looks like:
> If people are willing to help implement some backends, hit me up
Sweet. Looking at
seems like it will be pretty simple to write some nice tables.