[mythtv-users] On the verge of giving up

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Sep 24 18:07:09 UTC 2007

Brett Kosinski wrote:
> Personally, I'd love to do away with the myriad config files and formats 
> littered all over my machine.  Heck, it could be something as simple as 
> an API that layered over a standard filesystem, producing text-based 
> configuration files of a known format, using a well-understood directory 
> structure.  This makes things user-editable, scalable, consistent, and 
> transparent.  It'll never happen, but it's a nice dream. :)
I've actually seen something like that on Solaris. A while back, can't remember 
the details, but I was impressed by how easy it made configuring the godawful 
screwed-up megalithic behemoth of a <deleted> system I had to install and 
maintain :)

Mike Perkins

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