----- "Greg Banks" <gnb@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> nathans@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > ----- "Greg Banks" <gnb@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What options are you using? I see this... (Linux)
> > [...]
> > The first function (checkUnits) here...
> > ...has a comment "// Only scale units if interactive and not raw"
> > looks like the underlying mechanism (the test on the next line).
> What I was trying to do was output units with full precision and as
> units that are consistent across platforms, for input into a script
> which does mathematics on the values.
> After your comments and re-reading the manpage properly I tried using
> -i. Unfortunately I get two things I don't want: reduced precision and
> unit suffixes, e.g. "0.11G" instead of "114184632.76". I need unit
> conversion and rate conversion, but no pretty formatting.
> I don't need that "human-readable" stuff from pmdumptext; kmchart does
> a much better job at humanifying the data.
Hmm - well, if there's no way to coerce the current dazzling array of
command line options to giving that, just whack a --gnb option in there
and send a patch (you know where the code is now anyway, from that last