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Old 07-16-2003, 01:27 PM   #1
liguorir
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Question .programrc vs /etc/program.conf


Whats the difference between a .programrc file and a program.conf file?

Are .conf files only kept in /etc?

Is there a format or standard in which to represent the data in the program.conf and/or .programrc file?

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Robert Liguori
 
Old 07-16-2003, 01:41 PM   #2
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files in /etc/ are global /hoem/you/.blahrc are user specific details.

typically the per user config file will be looked for, and if that fails then try /etc/ then fall back to a hard coded set, or fail completely. this is just a general guide.. not ppossible to set anything like that in stone.

as for the format, it's whatever that author wants. there are no real standards in place, as it's very seldom justifiable or useful.
 
  


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