collectl2pcp reads raw collectl(1) data from each file and
creates a new PCP archive with basename archive. Each input file
may be gzipped (with .gz suffix). The PCP archive and at least
one input file are required arguments.
The available command line options are:
Overwrite archive (and the index and meta files) if it
Report progress and errors verbosely. This also reports a
count of unsupported metric data in the collectl(1) input
file(s), which is normally silently skipped.
Display usage message and exit.
file [file ...]
These are the collectl(1) input files. If more than one is
given, they must contain data for the same host and be given
in time-stamp chronological order on the command line. Note
that when collectl(1) is run as a service, it normally
creates files with date based names that will sort
chronologically (e.g. /var/log/collectl/*.gz will be sorted
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
For environment variables affecting PCP tools, see
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