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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: FileInstall overwrites configurations on startup
Date Thu, 19 Nov 2009 23:41:04 GMT
Why not have your browser-based tool simply dump the changes into the 
cfg files managed by File Install?

-> richard

On 11/19/09 5:48 PM, Gerry Woods wrote:
> We have what may be an unusual situation.  We initialize our config admin
> state using .cfg files picked up and deployed by FileInstall.  Users may
> then use a browser-based tool to modify these configurations.
>   Unfortunately, any modifications made by the user are wiped out when we
> restart because FileInstall assumes it is the only source of configuration
> data for the PIDs associated with the files it sees in its watched
> directory.  Because of this, we have been forced to use a modified version
> of FileInstall that adds a timestamp to the configuration that can then be
> compared to the last modified time for the .cfg file.  I was wondering if
> this is on anyone else's radar, or if there are any plans to correct this
> behavior.

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