[rrd-users] since when rrdtool tune can add another DS?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Oct 15 14:36:10 CEST 2015

Hi Peter,

in the 1.5 series there is a much better solution for the whole
'modify rrd' problem ... create has the ability to pre-populate a
new rrd file based on an existing one ...

the stuff in rrd_tune is obviously a merge error, stuff being
documented before it was ever implemented.


Today Petr wrote:

> Hi all,
> according to online documentation "rrdtool tune file.rrd
> DS:xxxxx:yyy:zzz:11:22" can add a new DS to an existing file.rrd. However,
> when I tried it on my Debian with rrdtool version 1.4.7 it did not work at
> all.
> I read the whole https://oss.oetiker.ch/rrdtool/pub/CHANGES but couldn't
> find any mention about rrdtune being able to add or delete a DS in an
> existing RRD file.
> Any idea since what version this got implemented, please?
> Thanks,
> Petr
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