Re: debconf as a registry
Op 27-11-13 02:44, Joey Hess schreef:
> Bas Wijnen wrote:
>> Currently, many packages only do 2
> (Citation needed.)
>> packages should implement parsing code for it in its config script. My
>> point is that this results in needless code duplication. Therefore I
>> would like to move this parsing code to debconf
> I'd think it would be obvious why it's not good design to put parsers
> for every possible config file format in debconf.
I agree, but that's not necessary. There are a number of common
configuration file formats (ini style, xml, shell script snippet) that
would be sufficient for a majority of packages.
This end should point toward the ground if you want to go to space.
If it starts pointing toward space you are having a bad problem and you
will not go to space today.