[Dnsmasq-discuss] extension of configuration files
Hullen at t-online.de
Mon Jul 6 07:17:00 BST 2009
Hallo, richardvoigt at gmail.com,
Du meintest am 05.07.09:
>> What about just leaving it as it's now? :-)
> How about a compromise -- not a full wildcard syntax, but a
> user-controlled literal suffix match? e.g.
And then many old installations which have files with no extensions get
Perhaps something like
either no extension
extension = .conf
may solve the most problems.
> Or you could let other programs do the heavy lifting and have a
> just-in-time config command whose output is processed. Dangerous
> because it has to be run before forking as nobody, but very powerful:
> jit-config=/bin/sh -c "cat /etc/conf.d/dnsmasq/*.conf"
My distribution (slackware) has no "/etc/conf.d" directory - that's the
second problem. Each user (sysadm) can define his (or her) own "conf-
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