The format of the two configuration files (
~/.labrc in the
user's home directory, and
labrc in the current working
directory) created by labsetup and read by the tools is as follows:
#and empty lines are ignored.
+are joined with the previous line.
[labrun]). The first section, before the first separator, contains global settings for all programs.
For each tool, it is possible to tell the tool to ignore the
./labrc file by using the switch
# global settings for all tools --verbose # end of global settings [labrun] --comment=A comment from ~/.labrc [labmex] --Make=gmake
Switches and arguments for the lab-commands are searched for in three places:
~/.labrcis overridden by a
--exec=~/barfrom the command line. Exceptions are switches that accumulate (e.g., the
--envswitches of labrun). They are just collected from all sources.