Ticket #309 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 17 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

/etc/bcfg2.conf needs work

Reported by: lueningh Owned by: desai
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: bcfg2-server Version:
Keywords: Cc:


I'm updating documentation on the wiki, and I have come to the conclusion that the bcfg configuration system (for itself, not everbody else) needs work. The /etc/bcfg2.conf file seems like it should either be used a lot more or a lot less: it has a bare minimum of entries, some of which seem like they might be more appropriate in the repository's etc/ directory. The statistics section especially stands out as a weird one. The disconnect between the repository's etc/ directory and the /etc/bcfg2.conf file is alsy weird.

I'm not sure what should live where, so I have no suggestions right this moment, but I think a general cleanup of bcfg's client and server configuration would make understanding a new install that much easier.


Change History

comment:1 Changed 16 years ago by anonymous

IMHO there should be a completely abstract interface to the information in the file, so how the information is stored (config file, database, registry entries) doesn't matter.

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by desai

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix

I am closing this, since we will be working on it as we work through the documentation topics.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Richardheef

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