Radiusd-radrelayd config file naming

Peter Nixon listuser at peternixon.net
Mon Oct 2 15:42:12 CEST 2006

On Mon 02 Oct 2006 15:37, Nicolas Baradakis wrote:
> Peter Nixon wrote:
> > My next suggestion for 2.0 was actually going to be that we
> > rename "radiusd.conf" to "freeradius.conf" (or freeradiusd.conf)
> > and "etc/raddb" to "etc/freeradius" as default. Does this suit you?
> > (A simple rename of radiusd.conf on upgrade is not particularly
> > difficult, given that many options on the config file have also changed)
> The Debian package already sets the raddbdir to "/etc/freeradius". Of
> course it's OK for me to rename "radiusd.conf" to "freeradius.conf",
> too. The only problem I see is it may rise many questions on the users
> mailing list.

Which may be answered by replying with a single url from the wiki :-)

> > Our default prefix should probably change from /usr/local to
> > /opt/freeradius/ also in keeping with LSB. (Although I understand that
> > this may be a slightly controversal change)
> Speaking personally, I think it's a good thing to be standard, and I'd
> like to see this change, too. I also understand that a lot of users
> may be disturbed by such a change, so I don't really know what should
> be done in this case.

Well, Alan has previously said that the 2.0 release should be as consistent as 
possible, and my feeling is now is the time to update this type of stuff 
otherwise it may never happen! (Most is a hangover from cistron, not a 
concious choice for FreeRADIUS)

Alan? What do you think?


Peter Nixon
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