[rrd-developers] Bug#251701: fix #182217 breaks librrdp-perl
sh at tokkee.org
Mon Apr 13 21:00:25 CEST 2009
On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 08:00:50PM +0200, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> Today Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 05:47:58PM +0200, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> > > Yesterday Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 07:32:38AM +0200, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> > > > > Otherwhise the solution is simple, update the docs and mention
> > > > > that it does NOT work and if someone is so minded, update RRDp to
> > > > > support graphv
> > > >
> > > > Well, that's basically what I proposed initially - I would have gone for
> > > > reporting an error if "graph -" is used in RRDp::cmd though. When I was
> > > > asking for someone to provide a patch, I had support for graphv in mind.
> > > > Sorry, if that wasn't clear in the first place. Anyway, those two
> > > > changes would be a perfectly valid solution for this problem imho.
> > >
> > > well for the moment the check for a call to graph - sounds like a
> > > simple enough thing todo ... will create a patch and send it your
> > > way ...
> > Well, that's trivial ... ;-) I've attached a patch to take care of that.
> > Anyway, you've talked about "enhancing RRDp accordingly" - what did you
> > have in mind then? None of the other commands is handled specifically
> > ...
> well there is a special response protocol shared by rrd_info
> rrd_graphv and rrd_updatev ... this could be handled by RRDp.pm
Sounds good to me. I'd image that something like returning a hash value
that stores the returned key-value pairs would make sense. Did you have
something else in mind?
> it would not be all that hard to implement, do you have any
> indication (apart from this) bug who is using RRDp.pm ?
Sorry, I have no idea ...
> > Also, I noticed that graphv isn't documented yet. Having RRDp point to
> > some undocumented feature is not very nice imho. Would you mind
> > providing a manpage for that?
> the graphv command is documented in the rrdgraph manual page
> (similar to updatev) ...
Oops, I missed that.
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