[collectd] FR: SysV-style collectd.conf? (was: insecure tmpfile creation in collection.cgi)

Michael Tiernan michael.tiernan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 10 20:42:01 CET 2008

On Feb 9, 2008 5:45 PM, Florian Forster <octo at verplant.org> wrote:
> You're absolutely right, this is a nice feature to have. I have today
> enhanced the `Include' statement so it can handle entire
> directories. You can now say
>   Include "/etc/collectd.d"
> which will (recursively) include all files found within that directory.
> Symlinks are followed, so it's the user's responsibility to avoid loops

May I respectfully suggest that this be modified to instead support
the action of:
include "/etc/collectd.d/*.conf"
and allow us to contend with the recursive function?

This way I can have a "README" and/or a "conf.skel" in the directory
and know they're not going to be read.

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