Compiled-in paths may be as long as 255 chars. If the --enable-(micro-)stealth option is used, the limit is 127 chars. The paths to the database, log file, and pid/lock file can be overridden in the configuration file (see Section 1 ).
If using NFS with clients on different hosts accesing the same files, you can set the database, log file, and pid/lock file names to "AUTO" in the configuration file to simply tack on the hostname on the compiled-in path. The same length limits apply.
The install prefix. Default is none, and using the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard 2.2 directory layout. If you prefer the GNU layout (everything under /usr/local), use --prefix=/usr/local. See Section 10 for details.
The binary directory (default is
The state data directory prefix (default is
/var). Data will be written to DPFX/lib/
The state data directory (default is
DPFX/lib/install_name). Data will be written
to this directory.
The man directory directory prefix (default is
The directory where tmp files are created (config/database downloads from server, extracted PGP-signed parts of config/database files) (default is HOME).
The full path of the configuration file (default
The path of the log file (default is
The path of the PID file (default is
[SERVER ONLY] The path of the HTML status file
where the current status of clients is displayed
The path of the console (default is
This may be a FIFO.
The path of a second console (default is none). This may be a FIFO. If defined, console output will always go to both console devices (but note that console devices are only used when running as daemon).