glob-include patch and manager.d

Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
Tue, 21 Jun 2005 22:30:30 +0200

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El mar, 21-06-2005 a las 00:31 +0300, Tzafrir Cohen escribi=C3=B3:
> Hi
> Seems like its time to start thinking about changes again, once Sarge is
> out.
> One of the patches I have in our Asterisk package[1] is glob-include. It
> allows using globbing in the #include directive. This allows me to add
> extra files without explicitly configuring the packages about them. The
> patch has already been included in HEAD, so it's generally safe to add.
> I currently have the following includes:
> manager.conf: defaults to listening only on localhost and defines no
> users. includes manager.d/*.conf
> sip.conf: includes=20
> - sip-reg.d/*.conf in the general section (for register lines)
> - sip-phones/*.conf for standard SIP peers/users
> iax.conf: includes=20
> - iax-reg.d/*.conf in the general section (for register lines)
> - iax-phones/*.conf for standard IAX peers/users
> extensions.conf:
> - extensions-phones.d/*.conf: entries in [phones] section
> - extensions.d/*.conf: for complete sections
> IMO most of them are quite useful. Specifically manager.d is very useful
> for other packages that will use the manager interface and thus won't
> need to edit manager.conf at install time.
> What do you think?

 I think this patch can be useful... have you tried sending it upstream?
Anyway, I think this patch can improve package usage, so perhaps Debian
should include it, as it enhaces user "experience"

 Tzafir, can you provide a patch against Debian packages?

Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo

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