Chirp is a companion program to Cricket - a network monitoring tool written by Jeff Allen of WebTV - designed to help automate the task of producing and maintaining configuration files for Cricket.
CHIRP is a tool for automating the creation of configuration trees for Cricket. It supports a plugin architecture for adding drivers which produce Cricket configuration files and supports automatic detection of device types. When a network device is identified, CHIRP dynamically associates a driver with it to produce the configuration file.
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