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6.4 Configuration files

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).

scdaemon.conf

This is the standard configuration file read by scdaemon on 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).

scd-event

If this file is present and executable, it will be called on veyer card reader’s status changed. An example of this script is provided with the distribution

reader_n.status

This file is created by sdaemon to let other applications now about reader status changes. Its use is now deprecated in favor of scd-event.