[icedtea-web] RFC: add a command line tool to manipulate configuration

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Mon Dec 20 06:29:31 PST 2010

On 12/20/2010 08:54 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 12:59 Fri 17 Dec     , Omair Majid wrote:
>> On 12/16/2010 09:39 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>>> On 12:52 Wed 15 Dec     , Omair Majid wrote:
>>>> The attached patch adds a tool named itweb-settings-cli (suggestions on
>>>> a better name are welcome!) to read/modify/check the deployment
>>>> configuration being used by IcedTea-Web.
>>> Is it necessary to have a separate tool?  Can we not just have itweb-settings
>>> work as a command line tool if options are specified?
>> Of course we can. Please see the attached patch.
>> I just havent seen many tools that behave this way. I thought the
>> convention with open source projects in general was to have separate gui
>> and cli tools.
> Looks good, assuming you update the previous ChangeLog :-)

Heh. Thanks for looking it over. I have pushed the changeset (including 
an updated changelog) to icedtea-web HEAD.


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