[rrd-developers] JSON output for rrdtool (XPORT mod)

Erik Kastner kastner at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 10:20:36 CEST 2010


I'd be happy to extract it out to a common location, however I'm a bit
confused. rrd_cgi.c doesn't look like it uses the xport functionality
at all. Am I missing something?

I'll be showing the front-end stuff I hacked tonight during tomorrow's
IRC meeting on the ganglia front-end. After that, I'll put it
somewhere public facing to show you.
Here's a screenshot till then:

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 1:06 AM, Tobias Oetiker <tobi at oetiker.ch> wrote:
> Hi Erik,
> Cool stuff ! Will be glad to add ... Note, some might like to have
> this integrated in rrd_cgi as well ... so maybe the formatting code
> should be kept in a separate file ... are you still in a hacking
> mood ?
> Got any cool graphing frontend to show off ?
> cheers
> tobi
> Yesterday Erik Kastner wrote:
>> Hey everyone. I've been playing with some javascript graphing ideas. I
>> was taking XPORT output and transforming it into json. I was forwarded
>> an email from this list
>> (http://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/forum.en.html#nabble-td3575399), and
>> chatting with some folks in #ganglia. After poking around the source,
>> I realized it would be pretty easy to have rrdtool spit out json (in
>> the format I was looking for). After a little hacking, I came up with
>> this patch:
>> http://gist.github.com/614476
>> I'm not suggesting it go in as is - I don't know anything about how
>> you all handle development, etc. I just wanted to start a discussion
>> about the merits of this - and my approach thus far.
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