[jifty-devel] Re: [Jifty-commit] r2031 - wifty/trunk/etc

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Mon Nov 6 11:40:26 EST 2006

On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 08:17:37AM +0000, Edmund von der Burg wrote:
> On 03/11/06, Jesse Vincent <jesse at bestpractical.com> wrote:
> >Basically, adding them to config.yml by default adds clutter to the
> >configuration file for something that you should almost never want to
> >change. But it's possible have Jifty::Config mix the directives in at
> >runtime.
> I'd go further and argue that the location of these files is something
> that you should not be allowed to change. Adding too much flexibility
> to things like this takes away the whole point of having a framework.
> If you must put your file somewhere else then a symlink should do the trick.

Versioning symlinks really hurts.  We've sometimes (especially for
testing) found it important to be able to swap around where
configuration files live.

> Either way a bit of documentation would seem a good idea :)
> Cheers,
>  Edmund.
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