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Directive Statements


Directive statements provide direction to the GateD configuration language parser about included files and the directories in which these files reside. Directive statements are immediately acted upon by the parser. Other statements terminate with a semi-colon (;), but directive statements terminate with a newline. The two directive statements are:

In a complex environment, segmenting a large configuration into smaller more easily understood segments might be helpful, but one of the great advantages of GateD is that it combines the configuration of several different routing protocols into a single file. Segmenting a small file unnecessarily complicates routing configurations.

Laurent Joncheray
Wed Jun 12 15:35:22 EDT 1996