[mrtg] (silly) include question
tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Nov 1 22:25:44 CET 2010
Today Lyle Giese wrote:
> I could be way off, but isn't this one of those things that changes to
> whatever it's set to last? In other worlds as MRTG parses the config
> files and include files one at a time, it uses the last 'set' for
> WorkDir as it traverses the files and polls network elements.
> So that in your master mrtg.cfg file, you set WorkDir to
> /home/httpd/html/mrtg, it stays to that setting until mrtg trips over an
> include file that sets the WorkDir to something else(say
> /home/httpd/html/mrtg/new_router) and continues to use that value
> until/unless it's changed.
as far as I know workdir is global ... whatever value is set last
will be what is active at runtime ...
> Lyle Giese
> LCR Computer Services, Inc.
> Steve Shipway wrote:
> >> in an MRTG conf file, shouldn't "WorkDir" be inherited in included files
> >> (if there's no "WorkDir" in these included files)?
> > Err, I think it *is*, isn't it? In fact, I set WorkDir in an included file, and it applies to everything.
> > STeve
> > Steve Shipway
> > University of Auckland ITS
> > UNIX Systems Design Lead
> > s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz
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