[Openicc] Profile installation and association for Linux/Unix/X11

Graeme Gill graeme at argyllcms.com
Thu Apr 24 20:11:28 PDT 2008

Markus Raab wrote:
> There is no other project next to elektra trying to write a portable and 
> general purpose configuration library without dependencies.

There are other loosely similar projects, libconfig for one, although
it has single back end.

> We are now reaching a stable phase for 0.7 with the feature of Mounting, to 
> get an idea of it, see: http://www.libelektra.org/GetStartedMounting
> It allows admins (and maybe even users in future) to choose what configuration 
> format they prefer dynamically at runtime similar to mount and /etc/fstab for 
> filesystems.

Yes, that's the sort of thing I'm thinking would be better. I get the
impression though that there are no really good file base back ends yet,
e.g. something comparable to libconfig, or JSON.

Graeme Gill.

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