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Re: The Strengths and Weakness of Fedora/RHEL OS management

Le dimanche 02 avril 2006 à 04:04 -0700, Shane Stixrud a écrit :
> On Sun, 2 Apr 2006, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > But why is the gdm conf file such crap ? Is this because gdm writers had
> > not lots of advanced configuration file libs at their disposition ?
> >
> > No
> >
> > It's because they consider :
> > 1. the conf file is none of the user business
> > 2. as a result little thought went in key naming
> > 3. and even worse the keys themselves are not stable from release to
> > release
> >
> > How is elektra going to help with this ?
> It should be obvious having read http://www.libelektra.org.  Anyways with 
> a hierarchical   key/value system like Elektra the solution is simple.

bzzt. hierarchical was already available when gconf was written (either
by using XML of java-like hierarchical properties)

That is was not used is not a conf lib problem

Nicolas Mailhot

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