RFC: KConfig XT (KDE 3.2)

Benjamin Meyer ben at meyerhome.net
Wed Mar 19 17:43:37 GMT 2003

> I think you definetly want everything at the same place for the reasons
> you detailed. My framework (kmines & co) uses an XML file ; some people
> have serious fears (Waldo, ...) that loading and parsing even a small
> XML file at startup can induce a significant slowdown (?) ; we can use
> an ini like file (thought I am not sure if it is much faster) or make
> some kind of conversion (should be quite easy IMHO) before compilation
> from XML to some C data structures that get compiled in the program. By
> also installing the XML file, you get some external access to the config
> data ; you lose the hability to modify the default values thought ...
> but is this a big problem ?

Hmm well if everyone agrees that it would be a good idea to have the default 
values in those 2 places (in the file and in the app) then I will re-evaluate 
my position.


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