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jc.parsers.w

jc - JSON CLI output utility w command output parser

Usage (cli):

$ w | jc --w

or

$ jc w

Usage (module):

import jc.parsers.w
result = jc.parsers.w.parse(w_command_output)

Schema:

[
  {
    "user":         string,     # '-' = null
    "tty":          string,     # '-' = null
    "from":         string,     # '-' = null
    "login_at":     string,     # '-' = null
    "idle":         string,     # '-' = null
    "jcpu":         string,
    "pcpu":         string,
    "what":         string      # '-' = null
  }
]

Examples:

$ w | jc --w -p
[
  {
    "user": "root",
    "tty": "tty1",
    "from": null,
    "login_at": "07:49",
    "idle": "1:15m",
    "jcpu": "0.00s",
    "pcpu": "0.00s",
    "what": "-bash"
  },
  {
    "user": "root",
    "tty": "ttyS0",
    "from": null,
    "login_at": "06:24",
    "idle": "0.00s",
    "jcpu": "0.43s",
    "pcpu": "0.00s",
    "what": "w"
  },
  {
    "user": "root",
    "tty": "pts/0",
    "from": "192.168.71.1",
    "login_at": "06:29",
    "idle": "2:35m",
    "jcpu": "0.00s",
    "pcpu": "0.00s",
    "what": "-bash"
  }
]

$ w | jc --w -p -r
[
  {
    "user": "kbrazil",
    "tty": "tty1",
    "from": "-",
    "login_at": "07:49",
    "idle": "1:16m",
    "jcpu": "0.00s",
    "pcpu": "0.00s",
    "what": "-bash"
  },
  {
    "user": "kbrazil",
    "tty": "ttyS0",
    "from": "-",
    "login_at": "06:24",
    "idle": "2.00s",
    "jcpu": "0.46s",
    "pcpu": "0.00s",
    "what": "w"
  },
  {
    "user": "kbrazil",
    "tty": "pts/0",
    "from": "192.168.71.1",
    "login_at": "06:29",
    "idle": "2:36m",
    "jcpu": "0.00s",
    "pcpu": "0.00s",
    "what": "-bash"
  }
]

info

info()

Provides parser metadata (version, author, etc.)

parse

parse(data, raw=False, quiet=False)

Main text parsing function

Parameters:

data:        (string)  text data to parse
raw:         (boolean) output preprocessed JSON if True
quiet:       (boolean) suppress warning messages if True

Returns:

List of Dictionaries. Raw or processed structured data.

Parser Information

Compatibility: linux, darwin, cygwin, aix, freebsd

Version 1.4 by Kelly Brazil (kellyjonbrazil@gmail.com)