[rrd-developers] [PATCH] rrdcached (and client) updates to improve path handling

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Oct 14 21:23:54 CEST 2008

Today kevin brintnall wrote:

> This series of 3 patches improves handling of path names within the daemon
> and the client code.  It permits files to be referred to by any valid
> name, preserving the principle of least surprise.
> Prior to this update, rrdcached clients had to refer to a file
> consistently by the same name.  In other words, the daemon would treat
> these as two completely different files:
>     rrdtool update /dir/x.rrd N:1:2:3
>     cd /dir ; rrdtool update x.rrd N:1:2:3
> To improve performance, absolute paths are not resolved.  The daemon is
> enhanced to make this assumption safe.
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