[rrd-users] rrdtool graph confusion
cousin17 at msu.edu
Tue Jul 1 17:50:11 CEST 2008
Henrik Lindhe wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 17:23, Emily Chouinard <cousin17 at msu.edu> wrote:
>> I'm having 2 issues with the rrdtool graph command.
>> 1st I can't seem to get the new line command to work, this is what I
>> have in my code 'GPRINT:avgN:"Avg %6.2lf%%\n"', and when graphed the /n
>> gives a character that look like a box ,, and I don't know how to deal
>> with this.
> In some languages you need to escape the \, so try \\n
Yeah I tried that and then is displayed '\n' instead, is there a
different command for new line? I also tried COMMENT: /n and that too
>> 2nd I'm trying to comment the current date at the bottom of my graph but
>> am so far unsuccessful. I've tried COMMENT:"%m/%d/%Y %H\:%M\:%S", and
>> I tried declaring cur_date = '%m/%d/%Y %H\:%M\:%S' and then commenting
>> cur_date COMMENT:"' + cur_date + '" and neither are working for me. I
>> get the following error:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "cpu_usage.py", line 78, in ?
>> ' COMMENT:"' + cur_date + '"')
>> rrdtool.error: Could not make sense out of ' COMMENT:"%m/%d/%Y %H\:%M\:%S"'
> You need to get python to convert your datestring to a string, without
> % variables.
How else would I do that? Python isn't complaining about the % variable,
rrdtool is? I'm sorry I'm just confused.
Thanks for your help!
>> I'm probably missing something very basic (oh and I'm using python so
>> thats why everything is being passed as a string)
>> Thanks for all your help so far, I've really appreciated it!!!
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