[Spread-users] Idea for new configuration data mechanism

Ben Laurie ben at algroup.co.uk
Wed Nov 7 05:27:17 EST 2001

Dave Parker wrote:
> I've been thinking about the logistical issues one has to deal with in a
> spread network as far as ensuring that all spread daemons have the same
> config file, and this one came to mind:
> What if was possible to invoke spread thus:
> spread --configprog='/usr/local/bin/getSpreadConfig.pl'
> such that spread would execute the specified program and use it's stdout
> as it's config 'file'.  This would make it possible for the spread
> config file to come from a web server, for instance.  No more
> 'synchronizing of the config file on numerous filesystems' headaches.
> Opinions?  Better ideas?


/usr/local/bin/getSpreadConfig.pl && spread




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