[Monetdb-developers] M5 conf file....

Stefan Manegold Stefan.Manegold at cwi.nl
Wed Jan 17 14:17:05 CET 2007


On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 02:12:41PM +0100, Romulo Goncalves wrote:
> Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > On 17-01-2007 13:48:59 +0100, Romulo Goncalves wrote:
> >> Romulo Goncalves wrote:
> >>> Dear developers,
> >>>
> >>> The M5 is now in source forge with the name MonetDB5.
> >>>
> >>> It would be nice to have MonetDB5.conf instead of monet5.conf
> >> instead of monetdb5.conf
> > 
> > A convention in the UNIX/Linux world is to use lowercase.  I'd like to
> > stick to that convention.  It is my wish that all MonetDB "instances"
> > get replaced by monetdb some day, such that you end up with paths like
> > /var/lib/monetdb/, /var/log/monetdb/, etc.
> If this change will happen then I will agree with monetdb5.conf
> I want to have the conf and my paths with the name of the package.
> It could have been done before the move to source forge, we just lost a 
> good opportunity.

$ PACKAGE=MonetDB5
$ echo $PACKAGE
MonetDB5
$ conf=".../`echo $PACKAGE | tr [:upper:] [:lower:]`.conf"
$ echo $conf
.../monetdb5.conf

Stefan

> Regards,
> Romulo

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