Merging settings by group in KConfig

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Mon Apr 3 15:27:33 BST 2006

On Sunday 02 April 2006 14:13, Matt Rogers wrote:
> Specify a group of settings which should be used as default settings for a
> particular thing. Then, allow other groups to derive their settings from
> that group. If a certain configuration key is not present in the derived
> group, the default setting takes over. Otherwise, the derived group has
> precedent.

do these defaults need to be dynamic? or could this be accomplished by 
extending KConfigXT to be "settings group aware"?

if it needs to be dynamic, would it be enough to have "local global" settings 
by having more than one user-local set of configurations that are then merged 
ala kdedirs?

Aaron J. Seigo
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