Reading conf from module_init

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Dec 26 18:36:02 CET 2007

Leandro Pereira de Lima e Silva wrote:
> I'm coding a new module for freeradius and would like to read the
> configuration from module_init instead of from module_instantiate.


> So, I start with this prototypes:
> static int example_init(void);
> static int example_instantiate(CONF_SECTION *conf, void **instance);
> I saw inside example_instatiate that the CONF_SECTION pointer is passed
> to cf_section_parse and here are my two questions:
> 1. What's that *conf that _instantiate receives?

  The configuration it expects to be able to parse.  See the example...

> 2. How can I read the configuration in _init?

  You can't.

  See the other modules: they don't use "init".  It's been removed in
version 2.0.

  Alan Dekok.

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