[rrd-developers] Bug#419948: librrds-perl: Information about affected platform
tokkee at debian.org
Fri Apr 25 20:00:55 CEST 2014
tags 419948 + wontfix
This bug had not seen any activity in year. It seems rather unlikely
that any resources will be spent on this and further tracking it does
not make sense imho.
Also note that there are some ideas around redesigning RRDtool from the
ground up -- see https://github.com/oetiker/rrdtool-2.x
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 05:17:16PM +0100, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> Hi Florian and Carl,
> (This is a follow-up to Debian bug report #419948 -- see
> <http://bugs.debian.org/419948> for details.)
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 09:54:06PM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 10:32:52AM +0200, Florian Schlichting wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 06:17:55PM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > > > Okay, so it seems we've got a rather major speed-down in rrdgraph Sarge
> > > > -> Etch (RRDtool 1.0 -> 1.2) and another one Etch -> Lenny (RRDtool 1.2 ->
> > > > 1.3). In the former case, RRDtool switched from using libgd to libart
> > > > for doing the graphing, in the latter case, they switched to libcairo
> > > > (and libpango). I'm pretty sure, the speed-down is related to that. In
> > > > the course of the 1.3.x releases some optimizations have been applied
> > > > which improved the effect a bit but there still is a notable speed-down.
> > > >
> > > > Anyway, frankly, I've got no idea what to do about that.
> > >
> > > well, I think that's a good explanation. So it's not a "bug", but an
> > > intentional design decision with not-so-intentional side effects.
> > > I don't know about upstream's motivation for those switches, but
> > > perhaps it would be worthwhile to benchmark graphing with the
> > > different libraries / RRDtool versions and reevaluate their merits in
> > > that light?
> > I'm not sure about the motivations either :-/ Benchmarks would be really
> > great. Are you willing to take care of that?
> Does anyone of you happen to have some benchmarks available (or could
> you rather easily get any)?
> With this E-mail, I'm also forwarding the bug upstream (this should have
> happened long ago :-/ ), hoping for some more input / suggestions /
> further ideas.
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