[rrd-users] python-rrd doesn't know --left-axis-formatter

Maxwell Carey mcarey at ucar.edu
Wed Mar 9 18:09:57 CET 2016

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 5:05 AM, <crazycat at c-p-f.org> wrote:

> Hello there,
> I'm using python-rrdtool 1.4.8 (and rrdtool 1.4.8) on a raspberry Pi. It
> has been installed via apt-get from mirrordirector.raspbian.org
> When I try to use --left-axis-formatter in a rrd-graph, I encounter:
> rrdtool.error: unknown option '--left-axis-formatter'

The --left-axis-formatter option wasn't added until v1.5.0 (at least,
that's when it first appears in the documentation).

> And same thing if I try directly in bash.
> Do I need an earlier version ?

No, you need a later version.

> And more: why the last stable version is not in debian nor raspbian
> repositories ?

 Repositories usually don't contain the very latest releases of software
for stability and security reasons.
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