The archive arguments can be any mixture of the names of the physical files of a PCP archive or the basename that is common to all the component physical files in a single archive. In the latter case archive is replaced by a list of all of the matching component file names.
Note the semantics is a little different to other PCP tools in that foo.meta means just the file foo.meta , not foo.index , foo.meta , foo.0 , etc.
The -d flag requests more detailed reporting. This means space per instance domain in a metadata file and space per metric (for values) in a data file.
The -r flag requests additional information about possible replicated values in the data file and replicated instances in the metadata file. It implies -d .
When the -d (or -r ) flag is specified, the -x flag may be used to cut off the report after at least thres percent of the associated space (metric values or instance domains) has been reported. The default behaviour is equivalent to thres being set to 100.