[rust-dev] Configuration files library for Rust

Christopher Meiklejohn christopher.meiklejohn at gmail.com
Sat Jan 4 12:41:50 PST 2014


On Jan 4, 2014, at 3:39 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't buy that. A text editor should be more than capable enough to
> stop you from slipping in tabs. If there's a separate untested
> configuration for production then you have a problem.
> 
> This isn't just a single offhand incident. It's something I've seen a pattern of happening dozens of times over the course of my career. It's happened to me personally, and I've seen it happen to others.
> 
> Having separate configuration sections for different environments is a rather common convention in the Rails world. Is it a bad idea? Offhand I can't say: what would you replace it with? 

Why not something that looks like sysctl [1] syntax?

http://www5.us.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/configtuning-sysctl.html

- Chris

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