[rrd-users] Perl failing on :dashes

Chris Fogel chris.fogel at intermetro.net
Mon Jun 23 22:16:25 CEST 2008


Thanks for your help. Turns out

> Looking at the error you report, it could be 
> (a) the perl command parser is different from the command line parser (unlikely)
> (b) you are trying to set legend "Previous:dashes" (also unlikely)
> (c) you are using a version 1.2 RRDs and a version 1.3 rrdtool (very likely).

It is (a). There was an old version 1.2 Perl lib floating around. (I am 
using all 1.3 .rrd's and rrdtool. Once i removed those 1.2 perl libs, it 
worked fine.


>> Trying:
>> 	LINE1:zweek#aaaaaa:Previous:STACK:dashes
>> fails with:
>> 	problem generating the graph: Garbage 'dashes' after command:
> This would also be valid for version 1.3 and also not for 1.2; version 1.2. 
 > would show this message as nothing should follow :STACK in version 1.2
> Verify your RRDs version number.

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