On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 11:06:12AM +0100, John Keeping wrote: > I don't see anything wrong with having a template file documenting the > parameters, but I think it's important that there are sensible defaults > in place when the user's configuration file does not specify a value for > a parameter. It wasn't clear to me from your definition that there were > defaults to be overridden by the user's configuration file, as opposed > to forcing the user to define certain values and causing an error if > those are not defined.
That's the case in plenty of situations - when specifying usernames and passwords and server hostnames, paths to cross-compiling environments that pretty much everyone has at a different place, and so on. -- Petr "Pasky" Baudis For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. -- H. L. Mencken -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html