SDLGENDATA(1)SDLGENDATA(1)NAMEsdlgendata - a program that generates random data for testing the DSI
SYNOPSISsdlgendata logfile_set class [options]
DESCRIPTIONsdlgendata generates random data which matches your DSI class specifi‐
cation so you can test the logging process. Before you begin logging
data, you should test the logging process by piping test data from sdl‐
gendata to the dsilog process, invoking dsilog with the -vi option.
Data and errors are written to stdout. Press CTRL C to stop data gen‐
eration. You can also use the -vo option of dsilog to examine input
and summarized output for your real data without actually logging it.
Use the following command to pipe data from sdlgendata to the logging
sdlgendata logfile_set class | dsilog logfile_set class -s
logfile_set is the name of a logfile set created by compiling a
class is the name of the class you want to generate data for.
-timestamp n provide a timestamp as described in the data class. If
n is missing or negative, use the current time. If n is
positive, begin with 0 time and increment by n.
-wait n wait n seconds between records generated.
-cycle n recycle data after n cycles.
displays the version of this program.
sdlgendata -? displays options for this program. If your system
interprets ? as a wildcard character, use an invalid
option such as -xxx instead of -?.
SEE ALSOdsilog(1), sdlcomp(1), sdlutil(1).