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Stefan Seifert commented on SLING-6059:
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my proposal is to switch it off by default, and make it available in a separate 
ticket with additional features to control when this merging should take place 
or not.

> Context-Aware Config: Rethink resource inheritance for configuration 
> collections
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SLING-6059
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SLING-6059
>             Project: Sling
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Extensions
>            Reporter: Stefan Seifert
>            Assignee: Stefan Seifert
>              Labels: contextaware-config
>             Fix For: Context-Aware Configuration 1.0.0
>
>
> currently and automatic merging/combining of configuration resource items 
> takes place. example:
> {noformat}
> /conf/site1/feature/a
> /conf/site1/feature/c
> /conf/global/feature/b
> /libs/conf/feature/c
> {noformat}
> this returns a,b,c when config resource collection for "feature" is 
> requested. c is from /conf/site1/feature/c and not from /libs/conf/feature/c.
> this is inconsistent to the support for properties (where currently no such 
> "merging" is supported), and can have undesired effects.
> furthermore it is problematic when saving configuration collections via the 
> ConfigurationManager interface (SLING-6062). when storing a set of config 
> resources for /conf/site1 they are stored as children of /conf/site1/feature. 
> but when reading them again they are automatically merged with the others 
> from the fallback paths, and the user has no possibility to prevent this.
> so we should either disable this merging on paths, or implement it correctly 
> with giving the user control when merging should take place or not (confmgr 
> has a special property for this).



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