[rrd-developers] [PATCH,RFC] Fix for --full-size-mode used with --no-legend; proposal for --only-legend
tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Jun 1 20:02:01 CEST 2007
> See both modes (--full-size-mode with and without --no-legend) here:
the patch is on
> The next step to finish this page is to add an option like --only-legend
> which produces an image consisting of ONLY the legend part of the graph.
> Obviously such a command could have a laxer syntax since it doesn't require
> any actual data, but what do you all think? I would put such an image at
> the top of the page. Actually, it would only need to be generated once for
> each metric and then the page could just call the static/cached legend
> image. This would basically be a convenience option for users to generate
> the legend for when the same graph from multiple sources many times and they
> don't want a legend on each one.
since the legend part of a graph can contain GPRINTed data the
'static' bit is not necessarily true ..
also it may be better to use html+css for a legend these days ...
Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
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