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Introducing live-xmaker

I think the advantage to having it in an XML file is that it's all in
one file. Personally, I just put my config folder in a tarball.

On 8/21/08, Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:40:03PM +0100, Brendan Sleight wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I put together a little python script, live-xmaker. [1][2][3].
>> Live-xmaker is a command line front-end to live-helper, inspired by
>> morphix-mmaker[4][5] (written by Alex de Landgraaf). This allows all
>> the configurations for a liveCD build to be specified in one XML file.
>> For example:-
>>  live-xmaker --xml /usr/share/live-xmaker/templates/lightgui_all.xml
>> --output ./lightgui.iso
> Why the duplicate configration?
> lh_config generates a bunch of config files. By creating your own
> configuration file you're merely creating an extra layer to get
> information through. What does thing extra layer give you?
> Can you try to parse the information from the config directory?
> Maybe thr right way to do that is through the shell. See the following
> perl code that uses 'env -i sh -ec' to get a shell process to parse
> shell variables.
> http://svn.digium.com/svn/zaptel/branches/1.4/kernel/xpp/utils/zconf/Zaptel/Config/Defaults.pm
> A sample program that uses it:
> http://svn.digium.com/svn/zaptel/branches/1.4/kernel/xpp/utils/zapconf
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