[rrd-users] RRD Wishlist: Adding comments to RRD created graphs
leif at neland.dk
Thu Jun 7 07:07:52 CEST 2007
Rob Newman wrote:
> Hi RRD folks,
> I know this is probably going to garner a 'nope, can't do that
> response', but I was wondering if the RRD developers (Tobi et al) had
> considered the capability of users adding comments to RRD files along
> the lines of timestamp:comment string that could be added in the
> header of an RRD archive. These comments could then be plotted on the
> graphical output when RRDtool graph is called.
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One reason to turn this down is that rrd-files always have the same size,
the "slots" for data are allocated when the rrd is created.
Adding comments would break this. Unless you allocated slots for x messages
of y chars at creation.
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