[rrd-users] change max_ds_name_length

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Tue Dec 30 17:10:55 CET 2008

Hi Tanya,

you can modify the max_ds_name length define at compile time. The
problem is that this will render your rrd incompatible with your
existing rrd files.


Today Ruttenberg, Tanya wrote:

> We are bumping up against the datasource name length limit. I'd like to
> up it to 25. I've found references to this max_ds_name_length parameter
> in google searches, but I can't find the parameter in the source code.
> Tobi? Anyone?  Where do I find this parameter to increase it?
> Tanya Ruttenberg
> MicroTech ESS Contract
> (410) 965-9605 (Desk)
> SMC.Admin at ssa.gov
> OND.Admin at ssa.gov

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