[rrd-developers] Ubuntu Lenny: rrd does not update the ctime and mtime of rrd-files
tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Sep 27 16:55:18 CEST 2010
Today Kristoff Bonne wrote:
> Hi Tobias,
> Op 27-09-10 16:18, Tobias Oetiker schreef:
> >> Now, we have a very strange fenomina:
> >> mrtg does update the rrd-files as normal, but does not update the ctime
> >> and mtime of the files.
> > the reason for this behaviour is that rrtool uses memory mapped io
> > for updating files ... some older linux kernels neglect to update
> > the timesamps of the files thus edited ..
> > the simplest solution is to compile rrdtool on the target machine,
> > it will then detect the problem and work around it ...
> Is there then still a reason to use the rrdtool 1.4.3-1.bpo50+1 (from
> the debian backports repository) or is the default packages for Lenny
> (1.3.1-4) good enough?
guess I am the wrong person to as such thing ... I would always
suggest to compile the latest stable version yourself :-)
> Kr. Bonne.
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