[icedtea-web] RFC: add a command line tool to manipulate configuration

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Fri Dec 17 09:59:46 PST 2010

On 12/16/2010 09:39 AM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> On 12:52 Wed 15 Dec     , Omair Majid wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The attached patch adds a tool named itweb-settings-cli (suggestions on
>> a better name are welcome!) to read/modify/check the deployment
>> configuration being used by IcedTea-Web.
> Is it necessary to have a separate tool?  Can we not just have itweb-settings
> work as a command line tool if options are specified?

Of course we can. Please see the attached patch.

I just havent seen many tools that behave this way. I thought the 
convention with open source projects in general was to have separate gui 
and cli tools.


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: command-line-control-panel-06.patch
Type: text/x-patch
Size: 22838 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/attachments/20101217/dfad1805/command-line-control-panel-06.patch 

More information about the distro-pkg-dev mailing list