[Dirvish] Multiple /etc/dirvish/master.conf and bank definition

Damian Cunniff dcunniff_lists at inforefinery.com
Fri Sep 7 14:19:58 UTC 2007


Dave Howorth wrote:
> Eric Searcy wrote:
>> Next, dirvish-runall doesn't even need to know the bank setup.  The only
>> configuration this script looks at is `Dirvish:' (the path to dirvish)
>> and the `Runall:' block.  So, you don't need the redundant bank
>> declarations, just specify them (and all your expire rules, etc) in
>> master.conf, and only put the `Runall:' block in host{n}-master.conf.
> 
> Ah, thanks for that insight. I knew that I needed all the banks in the
> master conf, but I hadn't realized that the sub-confs were such
> different beasts. So the sub-confs are basically a single entry:
> 
> Runall:
> 	my-unique-vault-name
> 
Ah... ok.  I get it now.  So master.conf defines everything and sub
confs sipmly state the vaults to run.  Totally makes sense.


> Definitely quirky though now relatively elegant but that's what I've
> come to expect from dirvish. Maybe I'll rename my sub-confs with a
> different extension to remind me!
> 
That's the dirvish we know and love.  It is amazing how simple and
graceful this system is.


You guys are the best.  Thanks so much for the help

-Damian


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