[rrd-developers] rrd_open.c: mremap not portable, /trunk buildbroken

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Oct 16 00:37:38 CEST 2008

Yesterday Daniel.Pocock at barclayscapital.com wrote:

> > I think a better approach would be to determine the length of
> > the file in advance and just create/mmap it once.  I already
> > wrote the code that determines the size of the data portion
> > (it's in rrd_open):
> >
> You are right, but I didn't want to be so strict with my implementation.
> It may be better to just use normal writes when a new file is created -
> would you have any problem with that?

you remember my initial warning, right :-) ...

kevins aproach does sound pretty neat to me though, after all the
code is only for writing rrd files and with rrd files we always
know in advance how big they will be ... this is sort of a core
property of the format.


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