Override default directory.

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Thu Oct 5 04:13:33 UTC 2006

In article <eg0nie$qjf$1 at sf1.isc.org>, AM <am at am.am> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I would split my named.con into multiple files.
> I saw that the directive "include" should work fine but I'm wondering if the 
> default directory where to get those files 
> is that specified in the option section directory "/bla/bla/bla". I always 
> have thought of that option as it applied 
> just for the database files.

It's used for all filenames.  All it does is tell named to chdir() to 
that directory, and the operating system then automatically interprets 
pathnames as relative to the current directory.

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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