[rrd-developers] rrd cache work

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Sat Aug 30 00:08:53 CEST 2008

Hi Kevin,

> Hi Kevin,
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 02:48:48PM -0500, kevin brintnall wrote:
> > I was interested in checking your source, but it doesn't look like the
> > latest versions are available via your "rrdd.git" repository.  Also, I
> > didn't see them integrated into the rrdtool SVN tree.
> no, I've continued development in a separate Git branch of the RRDTool
> repository. If you want, I can make that available somewhere. I've
> posted my changes as one huge patch since Tobi wanted it that way. The
> patch could be found at
> <http://verplant.org/temp/rrdtool-trunk-rrd_update_with_cache.patch>. It
> has automatically been deleted in the meantime, but I've just fished it
> out of the backup. I hope the patch still applies to the current trunk -
> if not, I need to pull in the SVN changes that were made since then. The
> file will be deleted again in 31 days.
> > What's the current status of the project?  This project is of interest
> > to me; I am trying to scale our RRD installation up by at least an
> > order of magnitude.  I could contribute to the development if you are
> > interested..
> I merged all that stuff into the RRDTool code, because Tobi expressed
> interest in having the functionality in the core program and because, in
> fact, that is the most sensible thing to do. Tobi repeatedly delayed
> applying the changes because he wanted to ``let 1.3 in trunk for a
> while''. At one point I got really annoyed and told the list. Quite a
> few people expressed interest in the code, but to this date nothing more
> happened.

At the moment I am battling with a number of memory leaks found in
the code, so 1.3 will stay in trunk a little longer still, but as
soon as I branche I will integrate florians latest rrdcache code.


Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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