…ndency on rrdtool. The rrdtool library is now statically linked into the binary since we don't want to require that rrdtool be installed everywhere.
positive. Negative values for TN don't make sense and cause gmetad problems (since it expects TN to always be positive).
entries for metrics I know are from there.
supported on each platform. It is not complete but it is a start.
…edu>. A user-defined metric packet with a name string of length 1 and a first char larger than the hash size would crash all gmond on a multicast channel. These packets formats are not possible using standard ganglia clients but can easily be created otherwise.
by Jason Smith). Also we are more careful when declaring a source dead.
gmond.c also altered to call metric_init() before dropping privs, so FreeBSD doesn't gag on kvm_open at startup.