Radiusd-radrelayd config file naming

Nicolas Baradakis nbk at sitadelle.com
Mon Oct 2 11:48:24 CEST 2006

Peter Nixon wrote:

> The attached 2 line patch makes radiusd load the config file matching the
> name that it is called with making the -n option unnecessary in many cases.
> This makes things simpler and makes "startproc" and family much simpler to
> use with radiusd.
> Example use:
> symlink radiusd to radrelay and then run radrelay and it will autoload 
> radrelay.conf
> The -n command line option still overrides config file so everyone should be 
> happy.
> If no-one has any complaints I plan to apply this to cvs head.

That's a problem when the binary isn't named "radiusd". In Debian for
example the binary is renamed "freeradius", so the FreeRADIUS package
doesn't conflict with "radiusd-cistron", "radiusd-livingston", etc.

With this patch either the "-n" option becomes mandatory, or you must
rename the config file. This is guaranteed to break every existing
Debian installation.

Nicolas Baradakis

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