[asterisk-users] Question regarding keywords in sip.conf/users.conf
Eric "ManxPower" Wieling
eric at fnords.org
Mon Nov 3 23:57:07 CST 2008
Historically Asterisk's config file parser ignored unknown keywords.
This is useful for exactly the things you are trying to do. I hope 1.6
did not remove this "feature".
Rob Hillis wrote:
> Barry L. Kline wrote:
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>> Rob Hillis wrote:
>>> Unfortunately RealTime isn't going to be an option - it's another level
>>> of configuration I want to avoid, but more importantly since I'm
>>> planning on being able to run these scripts on an Astlinux install,
>>> there won't always be a MySQL database available. If worst comes to
>>> worst, and the extra configuration included in sip.conf becomes a
>>> problem, I'll move it to another text-based config file - not my
>>> preferred option (since I'd like to keep everything close-to-hand) but
>>> not a major problem since I'm likely to need a separate config file for
>>> global configuration options anyway.
>> You could still store them in sip.conf, just make each line a comment.
>> You could then search for ;[myentry] for your keywords and strip them
>> off when you write out the real entries.
> I did think of that, but the idea of using something that's actually a
> comment as configuration seems fraught with danger - not to mention it
> being an awful hack.
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