[rrd-users] Re: Possible RRDs.pm Bug

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Thu Sep 29 17:31:49 MEST 2005

On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 11:15:12AM -0400, Tom Daly wrote:

> Has anyone has problems when trying to use GPRINTs with RRDs.pm? Tobi's 
> docs indicate that "GPRINT:vname:format" is the corrent syntax for a 

(G)PRINT  of a  DEF:   vname:CF:format
(G)PRINT  of a CDEF:   vname:CF:format
(G)PRINT  of a VDEF:   vname:format

Last time I checked, this was in the documentation.  Which piece is wrong?

By the way, here's why:  DEF and CDEF produce an array of rates.  VDEF
produces a single rate.  You can print a single value but you need to
summarize an array before you can print it.  Makes sense, no?


Alex van den Bogaerdt

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