pmlogger_rewrite(1) — Linux manual page

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PMLOGGER_REWRITE(1)      General Commands Manual     PMLOGGER_REWRITE(1)

NAME         top

       pmlogger_rewrite - helper script to rewrite Performance Co-Pilot
       archives

SYNOPSIS         top

       $PCP_BINADM_DIR/pmlogger_rewrite [-dNsVvw?]  [-c config] archive
       ...

DESCRIPTION         top

       pmlogger_rewrite is a helper script that is used by
       pmlogger_daily(1) when rewriting Performance Co-Pilot (PCP)
       archives.  Rewriting is usually required to accommodate
       evolutionary changes in metadata so old archives can be updated
       and then merged with current archives.

       pmlogger_rewrite is a wrapper script for pmlogrewrite(1) that
       will potentially rewrite all of the archive logs matching the
       archive arguments.  Each archive argument may be a PCP archive
       file name, the basename for the files in a PCP archive, or a
       directory (in which case all subordinate PCP archives are found
       by recursive descent).

       pmlogrewrite is run with the -i option so rewriting is done ``in
       place''.  The -q option is also used, so if no rewriting is
       required then no changes are made to the archive files.

OPTIONS         top

       The following options are passed through to pmlogrewrite: -c, -d,
       -s, -v and -w.  Refer to pmlogrewrite(1) for the meaning of these
       options.

       The remaining options are:

       -N, --showme
            Runs pmlogger_rewrite in a ``show me'' or ``dry run'' mode
            where the tasks that would be performed are reported, but no
            changes are made.  This is typically used for debugging in
            combination with one (verbose) or two (very verbose) -V
            options.

       -V, --verbose
            Increase script output verbosity.

       -?, --help
            Display usage message and exit.

PCP ENVIRONMENT         top

       Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to
       parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP.  On each
       installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values
       for these variables.  The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to
       specify an alternative configuration file, as described in
       pcp.conf(5).

SEE ALSO         top

       PCPIntro(1), pmlogger(1), pmlogger_daily(1) and pmlogrewrite(1).

COLOPHON         top

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