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Subject: Re: CIPE source code modifications
From: Damion Wilson <dwilson,AT,ibl,DOT,bm>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 15:56:59 +0100
In-reply-to: <3E62A96A.9080905@ceag.ch>

I really like the idea of sucking in a cipe config file and making a peer 
entry with it.

DKW

On Monday 24 March 2003 09:51 pm, you wrote:
> Damion K. Wilson wrote:
> > I'm just now sorting out how to setup cipsrvr.exe to support a control
> > protocol instead of reading the registry itself. This way it may run and
> > know only that certain adapters exist but not how they are supposed to
> > run until an external application tells it too. I'm decidedly not in
> > favor of using a configuration file like on Linux, I didn't even really
> > like using the registry, though that's where the adapter information is.
> > Are you reading the config files and loading them into the registry, or
> > have you hacked cipsrvr.exe to read them ? Let me know, because if you
> > are doing the former, it'll be easier to integrate later.
>
> No, no. The load and save mechanism I implemented has nothing to do with
> the registry interface - it is only used during installation. The data
> from the configuration file (e.g. on a provided floppy disk) are merely
> copied to the edit fields of the dialog box in order to facilitate the
> peer configuration. This is normally done only once, and the floppy disk
> is typically destroyed thereafter.
>
> As I wrote in an earlier mail, I would propose to continue using the
> registry.
>
>
> Carsten.





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