issue with db_module_dir parameter

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Wed May 10 20:23:28 EDT 2006

>>>>> "Will" == Will Fiveash <William.Fiveash at> writes:

    Will> I'm concerned about how db_module_dir is read.  I expect
    Will> that db_module_dir will be read in the DB2 entry in the
    Will> [dbmodules] section below but that does not appear to be the
    Will> case.  If I move the db_module_dir outside the DB2 entry so
    Will> it is global to the [dbmodules] section then it is read (see
    Will> kdb_load_library() in src/lib/kdb/kdb5.c).  This does not
    Will> appear to be correct behavior as it prevents the KDB plugins
    Will> from specifying unique locations for particular plugins.
    Will> Thoughts?

We're working on supporting lists of directories rather than just a
single directory.  But the intent is that you specify a directory
containing a particular type of plugins to the plugin loading logic
and then you either reference all plugins in that directory or a
specific plugin.


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