[rrd-users] Re: Read the docs [WAS: Possible RRDs.pm Bug]

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Fri Sep 30 14:53:56 MEST 2005

On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 08:50:25AM -0400, Tom Daly wrote:

> Yes. I saw that. However, its deprecated, so I was trying to avoid it.
> >2: use the new, VDEF generated mode:
> >     VDEF:foo_avg=foo,AVERAGE
> >     GPRINT:foo_avg:bar
> >  this won't work in rrdtool 1.0 scripts but you can use foo_avg inside 
> >  CDEFs
> This is really what I wanted to do, when combined with Serge's suggestion 
> of using LAST for a CF. Somehow I forgot about this CF, and how it worked. 
> Sorry for the confusion I caused, thanks for the help, I got it straight 
> now.

So, to summarize:  you had a problem finding information on how to print
a consolidated value (LAST of a DEF in your case) without using the 1.0
style command.

Any suggestions on how to improve that manual page, so that you would
have found it yourself the first time?

Alex van den Bogaerdt

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