[rrd-developers] Re: PATCH: rrd_graph / setlocale / librrd

Stanislav Sinyagin ssinyagin at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 24 09:38:51 MEST 2003


and what about the Perl binding? Should it be patched too?

--- Peter Stamfest <peter at stamfest.at> wrote:
> I just stumbled across a possible problem in rrd_graph. That function uses 
> to call tzset and setlocale. When using librrd this is not desirable, as 
> this might override any settings done by the application linking 
> with librrd (language bindings come to mind). Besides, it is possibly not 
> thread-safe ;-) ).
> Here is a patch to move these calls into the rrdtool binary and removing 
> them from librrd. 
> This adds a new requirement for software using librrd: tzset and setlocale 
> have to be called from the calling application.

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