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Re: [Nagios-devel] More Nagios bugs (minor)

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Re: [Nagios-devel] More Nagios bugs (minor)

Postby Guest » Sun May 26, 2002 7:52 am

>> - The "circular" display formats don't properly display hosts that
>> have more
>> than one parent. It "picks" one of the parents and places the host in
>> the
>> circle near it (which is fine), but it leaves an "empty" space outside
>> of
>> the circle of the other parent. This is easiest to see with the
>> "Circular -
>> Marked up" diagram, which has empty green blocks where the host would
>> normally appear if it didn't have the other parent. Essentially,
>> there is
>> wasted space.
>
> Not really a bug, just undesirable behavior. Every layout method
> seems to the have some problem or another. The circular layout
> method was modelled after the description of how the gnutellavision
> app worked. I haven't found any good algorithms for doing optimal
> layout and no one has ever (as far as I recall) even provided me with
> pseudocode for a better layout method, so I've only been able to
> implement things in hackish ways.

why don't you use graphviz for layouting the graph? - you only have to
provide a description - the graph is generated by graphviz.

Thomas






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