issue with db_module_dir parameter

Will Fiveash William.Fiveash at
Fri May 12 22:06:17 EDT 2006

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 09:18:54PM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> >>>>> "Will" == Will Fiveash <William.Fiveash at> writes:
>     Will> So what is the plan for how db_module_dir and dbname will
>     Will> work?
>     Will> Is db_module_dir going to be supported in a [dbmodules]
>     Will> entry or will dbname be given a absolute path to the plugin
>     Will> in order to load a plugin from a non-default plugin dir?
> Under typical usage, the compiled in default of db_module_dir will be
> used and a dbname like db2 or ldap will be given.
> db_module_dir will definitely be supported.

Both globally and in specific [dbmodules] entries?
Currently it doesn't appear to work in specific [dbmodules] entries.

> Ken seems to be proposing allowing the plugin loader to accept
> absolute path names; that seems reasonable to me as an option.

Yeah, I like absolute paths support also.

I still cast a vote for changing the dbname parameter to db_plugin.
But that's a nit.

Will Fiveash
Sun Microsystems Inc.
Austin, TX, USA (TZ=CST6CDT)

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