[Registry] Re: LinuxRegistry in Freedesktop & KDE
avi at unix.sh
Wed Apr 21 18:42:07 EEST 2004
> Sincerely, /etc offers some nice custom solutions. The problem is (I
> believe) quite similar to the options an executable receives. One can use
> getopt/getoptlong for that, but can make it more efficient if he only
> one parameter.
I didn't get it. What do you mean about getopt?
> Really, I would love a solution similar to /proc. A virtual filesystem,
> plenty of files (like the LR :) ), (of course, there should be support in
But anyway you'll need a storage. And this is a too user-level issue to
bother the kernel.
> In fact, I think that /proc is a lot saner than anything else
> seen - even Microsoft's Registry - that is because it has attached
> when you use that file (key).
Except that it only works for the kernel because it goes directly in its
memory. You'll need a sort of storage for user-level apps.
> I really think that the idea above should be a bit popularised - I wish
> would write about it myself on the list, but as I saw I have to become
> or get moderated, and I don't know if anyone is interested in a
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