[rrd-users] change max_ds_name_length

Ruttenberg, Tanya Tanya.Ruttenberg at ssa.gov
Tue Dec 30 17:12:59 CET 2008

What do you mean modify at compile time?  Pardon my ignorance.  I
thought that meant to change some parameter in some source file.
Apparently not. :-)

I don't mind if it's incompatible with existing files.  This is a new


-----Original Message-----
From: Tobias Oetiker [mailto:tobi at oetiker.ch] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2008 11:11 AM
To: Ruttenberg, Tanya
Cc: rrd-users at lists.oetiker.ch
Subject: Re: [rrd-users] change max_ds_name_length

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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