Read-write configuration data

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Thu Nov 8 21:16:09 UTC 2012

On 08/11/12 20:00, Claus, Ric wrote:
> So long as what you mean by read-only can be overridden in a controlled way when needed, I have no objection.

They are statically initialized global structures and usually 
initialized via confdefs.h.

> If, however, you are intending to move toward compiled-in literals, then I am not in favor.  Ideally, all configuration constants would reside in some sort of database object, the contents of which could easily be recorded at run time.  This would be useful for gaining confidence in the ability to correctly reproduce past situations.

What do you mean with "recorded at run time" and "reproduce past 

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