merging <servicehelper> from a included config file

Krzysztof Konopko krzysztof.konopko at
Thu Nov 1 07:53:17 PDT 2012

Anyone can have a look?
Or maybe I should contact maintainers directly?


On 26/10/12 19:35, Krzysztof Konopko wrote:
> <servicehelper> is not supported in the included config file, i. e. it's
> not merged in merge_included(). I'm wondering if there's any particular
> reason for that.
> IMHO there's clearly no reason it shouldn't be supported as <user>,
> <type> and others are merged. It's quite reasonable for a client wanting
> to override the default servicehelper, e. g. in system-local.conf.
> I proposed a patch which is included in a bug I filed:
> I've been using this patch in a commercial product (YouView set top box)
> for quite a while now and it works fine and seems reasonable to me. We
> leave the default configuration file intact and do our crazy stuff in
> the session-local.conf (don't ask why it's session rather than system -
> it's a long non-technical story).
> Could you guys have a look?
> Thanks,
> Kris
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