[Dnsmasq-discuss] extension of configuration files

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Jul 6 17:16:44 BST 2009

Helmut Hullen wrote:
> Hallo, Simon,
> Du meintest am 06.07.09:
>>> Under my slackware installation I'll write my special slackware
>>> extension watcher ... it first has to look what's the name of "conf-
>>> dir". Ugly.
>> There's an alternative which is backwards compatible: extend the
>> --conf-dir option optionally allow extensions which should _NOT_ be
>> used, so the correct form to solve the initial problem would be
>> --conf-dir=/etc/dnsmasq.d,.new
>> I guess that for completeness, more than one extension should be
>> allowed.
> Sounds very good - thank you!

Try this:


which implements it (many extensions).



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