There are a few configuration files to control certain aspects of
scdaemons’s operation. Unless noted, they are expected in the
current home directory (see option --homedir).
This is the standard configuration file read by
startup. It may contain any valid long option; the leading two dashes
may not be entered and the option may not be abbreviated. This default
name may be changed on the command line (see option --options).
If this file is present and executable, it will be called on every card
reader’s status change. An example of this script is provided with the
source code distribution. This option is deprecated in favor of the
This file is created by
scdaemon to let other applications now
about reader status changes. Its use is now deprecated in favor of