[rear-users] Can EXCLUDE_MOUNTPOINTS be defined in local.conf?

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Tue Feb 19 14:24:21 CET 2013


If you run 'rear dump' you will see the sequence of reading, default.conf
is the first one but is not listed (local.conf is the last
one):

Configuration tree: 
 Linux-i386.conf : OK 
 GNU/Linux.conf : OK 

Fedora.conf : missing/empty 
 Fedora/i386.conf : missing/empty 

Fedora/18.conf : missing/empty 
 Fedora/18/i386.conf : missing/empty 

site.conf : missing/empty 
 local.conf : OK 

I would only define variables
in local.conf if you want it to be different then the default values as
defined in default.conf

Rgds, Gratien

On Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:09:03 +0000,
Cal Sawyer wrote: 

Hi again

 If that is indeed the case (i'm about to do
a 1.14 run tranposing defs
from default,conf to local.conf and defining
them there), then could
default.conf variables be exposed _in_ local.conf
in a future release? Not
knowing of their existence complicates configuring
rear. While i'm asking
things, do vars in local.conf take precedence over
the same vars in
default.conf?

 many thanks

 - cal sawyer

 On 15/02/13
18:53, Jeroen Hoekx wrote: 
Hi Cal,

On 15 February 2013 19:24, Cal Sawyer
[1] wrote:

In 1.14, can EXCLUDE_MOUNTPOINTS be defined in local.conf? In
1.12 i found
that i needed to modify /usr/share/rear/conf/default.conf. I
always found
this to be a difficult/non-intuitive place to be setting
critical
exclusions
from.

All configuration values in default.conf can be
set in local.conf.
Even in 1.12, so I think it's really strange that that
was what you
observed :-)

Greetings,

Jeroen

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