[Nagiosplug-devel] perforrmance data for check_http/check_smtp/check_tcp

Subhendu Ghosh sghosh at sghosh.org
Thu Aug 7 20:19:23 CEST 2003

integers would be nice - is micro seconds a realistic granularity or is 
one-hundredths better?

either way - integers and minimal backward compatability.


On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Karl DeBisschop wrote:

> In the 1.3.0 release, as a straw man for people to comment on, I put in
> code for perforance data for a few plugins.
> Where the data was time, I put the value in as seconds like 'time=0.045'
> As we worked out ideas for more complete implementation of perf data in
> 1.4.0, in became clear that RRDtool/MRTG type solutions were a notable
> part of what people want to do with perf data.
> >From my scan of docs for these tools, there would be less work in the
> perf data collecter to report integer us rather than float seconds.
> So I'm proposing to change that in the currently implemented plugins so
> the data will be 'time=45123us'
> Does that sound like the right approach to people, or should I preserve
> the old format even if it mean a little extara porcessing work.
> --
> Karl

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