[rrd-users] Problems using a bare timespec with -s and -e
Al_Sorrell at troweprice.com
Fri Mar 2 16:59:47 CET 2007
Might want to take a look at Date::Manip as a date parsing module that
seems to be able to handle most formats...
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:rrd-users-bounces at lists.oetiker.ch] On Behalf Of Alex
> van den Bogaerdt
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2007 10:55 AM
> To: rrd-users at lists.oetiker.ch
> Subject: Re: [rrd-users] Problems using a bare timespec with -s and -e
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 07:12:55AM -0800, Pedro LaWrench wrote:
> > Alex van den Bogaerdt <alex at ergens.op.het.net> wrote: On
> Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 04:02:32PM -0800, Pedro LaWrench wrote:
> > > rrdtool graph /tmp/kc.png -i -s '01:15' -e '09:15' ...
> > > now returns
> > > ERROR: start time: the specified time is incorrect (out
> of range?)
> > > Not sure if this is it, but have you tried '01\:15' ?
> > > I cannot comment on the other question you asked
> (intended behaviour or not).
> > I tried that, and that didn't work either. I did try
> '01:15 3/2/07'
> > and this does work. So it appears that the date must be specified
> > as well as the time of day. Previous versions assumed the date was
> > today if it was omitted. This means any script calling
> rrdtool must
> > construct today's date and include it in the arguments. Not real
> > difficult, but an extra step nonetheless.
> Try "today".
> I don't know about every change. What I do know is that's it's very
> difficult to parse time and date in every possible combination. Order
> is important ("today 12:00" vs. "12:00 today") and some numbers could
> be interpreted in more than one way.
> If you can create an algorithm that works in every case, let us (the
> list) know and I'm sure somebody will code it.
> Alex van den Bogaerdt
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