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Re: Tools the Parse config files (was Re: Linuxconf)



On Wed, Jun 03, 1998 at 07:43:22AM +0300, Shaya Potter wrote:
> > Shaya> Also, linuxconf shouldn't be used to configure a user's
> > Shaya> personal information, such as .bashrc, .pinerc, those should
> > Shaya> be left to either the program itself like in pine, or to a
> > Shaya> package like the dotfile generator for a program like bash or
> > Shaya> procmail.
> >
> >	Why not use linuxconf? I am not contradicting you, just asking
> > for clarification.
> 
> I don't feel Linuxconf is suited for that.  It's just my gut feeling, it
> could probably be extended to do it, but it seems to me like it would be
> good if there was a seperation b/w the program the configures the system,
> and the program that configures the user. Not technicall reasons, just looks.

This doesn't mean that user config can't be done with the same kinda
interface.  liblinuxconf, anyone?

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