[rrd-developers] new features in RRDtool: add/delete DSs and RRAs in existing RRD base

Bigunyak Dmitry icestar at inbox.ru
Sat May 10 13:03:59 CEST 2008

On Fri, 09 May 2008 21:25:45 +0400, Tobias Oetiker <tobi at oetiker.ch> wrote:

> Hi Bigunyak,
> the 'problem' is that the on-disk data format of rrdtool does not
> lend it sels to adding and removing data sources ... all that can
> be done sensibly is to reqrite the file in its new structure ...
> if you are planning to work on something like this, you are most
> welcome ...
> another thing people often ask is to changeing the step size of an
> archive ... it would be an interesting task to write a rrdtool
> re-sampling mechanism which is able to alter the step size of an
> existing archive while keeping the data as intact as possible ...
> cheers
> tobi

Hello, thanks for reply!

Now I understand why it's so hard to make. But it's very useful feature  
not only for me and if someone will make it this will be great! Today  
nothing stay to do except to use procedure dump-edit-restore.

Dima: Nosce te ipsum
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