Proposed lexer for parsing krb5.conf files

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Tue Nov 22 15:19:57 EST 2005

>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams <Nicolas.Williams at Sun.COM> writes:

    Nicolas> On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 02:42:15PM -0500, Sam Hartman
    Nicolas> wrote:
    >> So, while supporting multiple backends is not something I'm
    >> opposed to, encouraging proliferation of config formats seems
    >> like a bad idea.
    >> Apple and debian (using significantly different approaches)
    >> have both demonstrated that it is fairly easy to maintain
    >> krb5.conf in an automated manner.

    Nicolas> Right, maintaining krb5.conf by generating it from some
    Nicolas> other repository is a way to go, as long as nothing else
    Nicolas> is writing to krb5.conf.

No.  When you are designing configuration sync systems they need to
apply deltas not rewrite configurations.


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