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978398 - net-snmp does not honor configuration file look-ups as specified in man

commit 9bd0413bfbdcd845413c135bbff8771fa7130809
Author: Jan Safranek <>
Date:   Mon Feb 11 11:57:01 2013 +0100

    Explicitly enumerate configuration files.
    The generic conf and local.conf extensions were interpreted as my.snmp.conf and my.other.snmp.local.conf by some customers.

diff -up net-snmp-5.7.2/man/snmp_config.5.defptch net-snmp-5.7.2/man/snmp_config.5.def
--- net-snmp-5.7.2/man/snmp_config.5.defptch	2013-06-26 16:14:33.039284390 +0200
+++ net-snmp-5.7.2/man/snmp_config.5.def	2013-06-26 16:14:49.616233272 +0200
@@ -11,9 +11,10 @@ found and read from.  By default, the ap
 configuration files in the following 4 directories, in order:
 DATADIR/snmp, /usr/lib(64)/snmp, and $HOME/.snmp.  In each of these
-directories, it looks for files with the extension of both
-.IR conf " and " local.conf
-(reading the second ones last).  In this manner, there are
+directories, it looks for files snmp.conf, snmpd.conf and/or
+snmptrapd.conf, as well as snmp.local.conf, snmpd.local.conf
+and/or snmptrapd.local.conf. *.local.conf are always
+read last. In this manner, there are
 8 default places a configuration file can exist for any given
 configuration file type.