Configuration in the dev freeside
ivan at sisd.com
Tue Dec 8 17:49:20 PST 1998
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On Wed, Dec 09, 1998 at 11:12:08AM +0000, Mark Williamson wrote:
> Hi Ivor,
> Just downloaded the dev version of your Freeside.. I see that there is a
> different configuration file setup.. ..
> O.K. the /usr/local/etc/freeside/mapsecrets file.. The user name part will
> the same names as the names used in the
> Apache authetication file.. Now what files is the mapsecrets file meant
> to point to in the /usr/local/etc/freeside dir? I
> mean before I didn't have that dir.. That has somewhat confused me from
> your documentation..
I suppose the documentation could be considered development as well; the
mapsecrets file points to the filename of your choice - it corresponds to
the `secrets' file from previous versions.
> The three lines Database engine datasource File.. the only 3 line
> file that I can think of is the secrets file.. O.K. this is
> a replace file for that file? O.K. I think that I may have that sorted
Yes, the specified filename is parsed exactly the same as the pre-1.2.x
> /usr/local/etc/freeside/config.DBI:Pg:dbname=freeside/ dir is where
> the new configuration dir is meant to be? There
> is no longer a /var/spool/freeside/conf dir?
> actually all of those
> /var/spool/freeside dirs are looking redundant?
Correct; you will need to rename and move everything currently in
/var/spool/freeside; see htdocs/docs/upgrade3.html
> I guess that the usr/local/etc/freeside/*.datasrc dirs are meant to
> ownership of freeside....
> O.K. just asking.. what is the reason for the changes? is this to
> add extra fuctions in the future?
So two (or more) separate databases can run on the same machine.
Remember, this is a development version. I don't _think_ anything is
broken, but I could be wrong.
Ivan Kohler <ivan at sisd.com> - finger for PGP key
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