Name

ExternalFile — specify external dump filename

SYNOPSIS

filename

DESCRIPTION

Specify "external" output filename. Default is external.structure in global RunDir.

For the directive to have any effect, External must be enabled.

DIRECTIVE TYPE AND DEFAULT VALUE

Global directive

EXAMPLES

Example: Setting ExternalFile

In interchange.cfg:

External yes
ExternalFile /tmp/external

NOTES

For discussion and examples of connecting Interchange to external programs, see glossary entry external.

AVAILABILITY

ExternalFile is available in Interchange versions:

4.6.0-5.7.0 (git-head)

SOURCE

Interchange 5.7.0:

Source: lib/Vend/Config.pm
Line 519

['ExternalFile',   'root_dir',       "$Global::RunDir/external.structure"],

Source: lib/Vend/Config.pm
Line 3906 (context shows lines 3906-3913)

sub parse_root_dir {
my($var, $value) = @_;
return '' unless $value;
$value = "$Global::VendRoot/$value"
  unless file_name_is_absolute($value);
$value =~ s./+$..;
return $value;
}

AUTHORS

Mike Heins

SEE ALSO

ExternalExport(7ic), External(7ic)

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