On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 01:30:53AM +1030, Mike Gratton wrote: > > However, I have previously thought that a system that used xml files to > > store application configs (that would then be used to generate valid conf > > files) would be useful. > > I was on the verge of doing so the other day. Basically, I wanted to > have standard configuration data describing the network, services and > service configuration stored in XML and use XSLT to produce which-ever > config files you need. You then introduce some inheritance and allow > configuration to be overridden for particular hosts, subnets, networks, > and/or platforms, and you have a powerful site-wide configuration > management tool.
Great minds and all that: http://people.freebsd.org/~nik/xml-servers/ I'm going to try and do a 5 minute 'Work in Progress' on this at BSDCon next week if anyone's interested. Feel free to take that as a starting point. N -- FreeBSD: The Power to Serve http://www.freebsd.org/ (__) FreeBSD Documentation Project http://www.freebsd.org/docproj/ \\\'',) \/ \ ^ --- 15B8 3FFC DDB4 34B0 AA5F 94B7 93A8 0764 2C37 E375 --- .\._/_)
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