2009/10/27 Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>:
> On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 00:38 -0400, Greg Smith wrote:
>> new feature
> One additional point that would be useful is a way to match up the usage
> of custom_variable_classes with this new style of .conf file processing.
> At the moment if you wish to add a custom variable class everybody needs
> to edit the *same* parameter. Finding which one to edit could be a
> little difficult with a whole directory to search in.
> I propose a new form of processing for that variable: each new parameter
> instance is added to last one, rather than replacing it.
> custom_variable_class = 'x'
> custom_variable_class = 'y'
> custom_variable_class = 'z'
> is equivalent to
> custom_variable_classes = 'x,y,z'
> That allows NewFeatureX to drop in a file called "newfeaturex.conf",
> which looks like this
> custom_variable_class = 'newfeaturex'
> newfeaturex.param1 = x
> newfeaturex.param2 = y
> newfeaturex.param3 = z
> This requires no editing of any other files, just a straight drop in.
> That will make it much easier to produce real installers/deinstallers
> for add-in modules.
I understand, but this behave is confusing. Maybe better is using some
trivial keywords like append, delete, reset
append custom_variable_class = 'x'
append custom_variable_class = 'y'
append custom_variable_class = 'z'
is custom_variable_classes = 'x,y,z'
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