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Re: linux registry (no, not that again!)



> > result=write_configfile("/etc/sysconfig/networking/ifcfg-eth0","ONBOOT","no");
> > 
> > and 
> > 
> > result=read_configfile("/etc/sysconfig/networking/ifcfg-eth0","ONBOOT",&mystring);
> 
> Yeah! For really simple configuration information, this could be useful.
> Now try expressing thousands of Snort rules with that scheme, and your
> head will start aching.

So it should be available for the 80% of tasks that its good enough, the
20% can code their own configuration.  If a simple, clear API for text
is available (and portable across distribution) then people will use it.
If its complex then it probably isn't general purpose anyway ! 










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