On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 12:40:19PM +0200, T.Pospisek's MailLists wrote: > So why not linuxconf? AFAIK it's the most powerful conftool around and > there's *even* a .deb version of it. Further on it's pretty trivial to > write modules for it and once done you can interface to the conftool > through the command line, the web, textinterface, x-interface, ... Linuxconf is very broken (and it's documented in the Readme's provided with the .deb) on Debian, and it mangles perfectly good config files into nasty-looking ones that sysadmins who prefer vi usually dislike reading. It also has various security issues. (Look at what it does to DNS configuration files sometime. Ugh!) -- Nate Duehr <firstname.lastname@example.org> GPG Key fingerprint = DCAF 2B9D CC9B 96FA 7A6D AAF4 2D61 77C5 7ECE C1D2 Public Key available upon request, or at wwwkeys.pgp.net and others.
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