[mrtg] Re: Are XML cfg files in the future of MRTG?
Alex van den Bogaerdt
alex at ergens.op.het.net
Wed Sep 22 00:39:41 MEST 2004
On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 08:21:54AM +1000, Adam Dale wrote:
> Just something to ponder,
> Are there any plans to include an XML configuration
> file option in future releases of MRTG?
Why would you want to see that happen? Do you think MRTG would benefit?
Why do people think xml is such a good thing? I really do not see
any benefit. You'd get a huge parser, just to read a fixed set of
Having a magically extendable configuration parser does not magically
extend the capabilities of MRTG ?!?
If you need the config file in xml to read it into another program,
write a script (or so) that converts the existing file into xml.
> I'd love to here feed back from people whether they
> would support such an option.
I wouldn't; not at the moment anyway.
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