[collectd] rrdtool plugin: no LAST?

Mark gajillion at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 16:53:16 CEST 2012

Thanks. Is there an official patch to support LAST or is it a
roll-your-own? Do I need to patch just the server or all of the clients as
well? We're using the EPEL version of collectd and I'd rather not vary from
that for the clients.


On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 1:42 AM, <collectd at faxm0dem.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 02:56:54PM -0700, Mark wrote:
> > Most of our Cacti graphs use LAST to display the current value. Am I
> > missing something obvious or is LAST just not supported?
> You are correct in the assumption that neither rrdtool nor rrdcached
> plugins
> create LAST RRAs for you. There has been some discussion to improve these
> plugins' configurability, and you're most welcome to +1 this. As a
> workaround, you can either create the rrds on your own, or use some contrib
> scripts in rrdtool dist to add the RRAs tou your existing files.
> however, the best would probably be to patch collectd (it's an easy fix).
> Cheers
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