[rrd-users] Re: Collecting data at different intervals

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Tue Feb 29 16:56:54 MET 2000

Karsten Thygesen wrote:
> I would like to use RRD to generate some statistics from various
> programs, but I would like to combine RRD tool with Dan bernsteins
> daemontools's multilog package, which can give me a trigger once it
> rotates the logfiles. The logfiles is rotated based on size, not time,
> so it is impossible for me to predict the interval at wich I will get
> data.
> How can I feed this kind og information into rrd tool?

I don't know this tool but if you get a logfile containing time stamps,
you can just use them to insert the data in the RRD.
As your logfile will most likely be in chronological order, this comes
down to a simple "while read line; rrdtool update line" script.

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