[rrd-users] Reserved tokens in CDEF names
damian.wiest at apervita.com
Thu Apr 28 23:05:58 CEST 2016
Thanks for the information Tobi.
I did first try upgrading to version 1.6.0, but still encountered the issue.
I have tracked the problem down in the Cacti scripts, so I'll
follow-up with them to get this corrected.
On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:35 PM, Tobi Oetiker <tobi at oetiker.ch> wrote:
> on another note, we did make it more tollerant towards using keys as def names in a subsequent release, so it may be that you could get away with just upgrading to the latest release.
> Tobias Oetiker
> tobi at oetiker.ch
> 062 775 9902
>> On 27.04.2016, at 23:33, Tobias Oetiker <tobi at oetiker.ch> wrote:
>> Hi Damian,
>> yes with he release of rrdtool 1.4 we switched to a new parser it
>> parses key=value primarily and cf in the DEF line stands for
>> consolidation function ... so you could write cf=AVERAGE
>> Today Wiest, Damian wrote:
>>> Greetings all.
>>> I'm using Cacti to generate my charts and ran into an issue with it
>>> generating a bad rrdtool command-line. I'm not sure if the issue lies
>>> with rrdtool not accepting a valid graph definition, or if Cacti is
>>> doing something it shouldn't.
>>> $ /usr/bin/rrdtool graph - \
>>> DEF:cf='/usr/share/cacti/rra/cpu.rrd':'cpu':AVERAGE \
>>> CDEF:a='cf' \
>>> $ ERROR: don't understand 'cf'
>>> Renaming the DEF and CDEF to something other than "cf" resolves the error.
>>> Is this intentional? "cf" would appear to be a valid vname based on
>>> the rrdgraph_data document.
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