[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-devel] Selecting a configuration file format for OpenAFS Services

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Sat, 16 May 2009 08:43:40 -0400

> In an extreme case, if you would not be able to express some configuration
> choice without an elaborated syntax, then you may define an appropriate
> syntax and still place this data into a command line argument.

In some way which is arcane and not legible to the user? Why??

> To the contrary, mandating a config file (say, to express certain
> "complex" options as you suggest) does create unnecessary constraints.