[squid-users] Squid -k parse -f alternateconfig file

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Tue Sep 12 13:11:17 UTC 2017

On 13/09/17 00:01, Garbacik, Joe wrote:
> I am using an alternate filename for my squid configuration and am 
> trying to validate the file below going live with it. Should I be able 
> to use both the –k parse and the –f filename options at the same time? 


> It looks like “-k parse” is defaulting to only use only 
> /etc/squid/squid.conf.
> # squid –f /etc/squid/squid-20170912a.conf -k parse

If that is a cut-n-paste the '-' on the 'f' is not a hyphen.

Otherwise, I'm not sure whats going on here. We have config regression 
tests and other things explicitly using the -f and -k in exactly the 
manner you are trying to use, so it is definitely working and checked 


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