[Shorewall-users] INCLUDE directive

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Fri Jun 13 17:31:22 PDT 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 09:22, Tom Eastep wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 09:20, M Lu wrote:
> > Hi Tom and the list,
> > 
> > is there any restriction on INCLUDE?
> > 
> > For easier and quicker upgrade to newer versions, I tried to use INCLUDE
> > inside the files I need
> > to change and then have my_files to contain the actual data. E.g. I copy
> > 'zones' to 'my_zones'
> > and edit 'my_zones', I also keep all original comments for reference.
> > 
> > However I got error using INCLUDE and no error if I copied back the data
> > into zones (see below). What wrong do I do?
> What version of Shorewall are you running ("/sbin/shorewall version")?

Never mind -- I see that the code for handling the zones file doesn't
invoke the logic necessary to handle include. So there is a (temporary)
restriction which I'll correct in the next release.

Tom Eastep    \ Shorewall - iptables made easy
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