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

Tobi Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Oct 15 19:41:31 CEST 2015

hi petr

> On 15.10.2015, at 17:07, Petr Stehlik <pstehlik at sophics.cz> wrote:
> Tobias Oetiker píše v Čt 15. 10. 2015 v 14:36 +0200:
>> 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 ...
> I've read about the new create ability but not about the new tune
> ability.

there is no new tune ability in 1.5 as I said all this functionality was moved into create ...

and to get a current version of rrdtool just download the source and configure make install it. works fine.


>> the stuff in rrd_tune is obviously a merge error, stuff being
>> documented before it was ever implemented.
> It doesn't need to be a merge error - the online documentation is for
> the latest 1.5.4 so I know it is implemented in the 1.5.4. But I don't
> know since when it is implemented and I need to choose which Debian OS
> I'm going to install to get the desired functionality. Jessie, the
> current stable, has RRD 1.4.8. Is it enough or do I need to backport RRD
> from Stretch (testing) where is the 1.5.4?
> It sounds like it's in the 1.5 series only but I wanted to be sure
> before reinstalling the OS, you know :)
> Thanks,
> Petr

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