"include" global option?
mj at ucw.cz
Mon Jul 25 17:28:25 CEST 2011
> I was wondering whether an "include" general option could be implemented as
> to segment large BIRD configuration files to smaller parts, a lá BIND. This
> should be trivial to implement I suppose, and could really help with
> scripting and clarity.
At the dawn of time, when we started thinking about BIRD configuration,
we got the idea that if a config file were executable, it would be run
and its output parsed -- this way, you could start e.g. with #!/usr/bin/m4
and have includes and macro processing.
Maybe it's too crazy, but still...
Have a nice fortnight
Martin `MJ' Mares <mj at ucw.cz> http://mj.ucw.cz/
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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