[development] 4.8/5.0: Modules, the install system, and directories

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Wed Feb 22 16:56:40 UTC 2006

On 2/22/06, Robert Douglass <rob at robshouse.net> wrote:
> Dries Buytaert wrote:
> >>Why an .ini file? The .ini extension *means* something (Windows .ini
> >>file) - is Drupal going to have full support of the .ini specification?
> > If we can use .ini-files, we should.  No need to invent our own file
> > format/parser.  PHP has built-in functionality to parse .ini-files:
> >
> >   http://php.net/parse_ini_file
> In other words, PHP has already overloaded the .ini meaning for us.

Here is a way to get over the .ini stigma:

On Linux:

ln -s blah.ini blah.this_is_a_linux_file

On MacOS/X

ln -s blah.ini blah.ThisIsANiceMacFile

Problem solved ...


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