taskWeeChat - Tasks: task #5630, Add system configuration file


task #5630: Add system configuration file

Submitter:  Julien Louis <ptitlouis>
Submitted:  Sun 04 Jun 2006 12:34:05 PM UTC
Votes:  5  
Category:  config file Should Start On:  Sun 04 Jun 2006 12:00:00 AM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Sun 04 Jun 2006 12:00:00 AM UTC Priority:  * 1 - Later
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  flashcode
Originator Name:  ptitlouis Open/Closed:  Open
Planned Release:  0.3.5 IRC nick: 
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Thu 04 Aug 2011 04:31:39 AM UTC, comment #4: 

It would be great while there's refactoring going on this area to switch to the XDG config dirs specifications. See  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XdgConfigDirs for more info.

Christoph J. Thompson <cjsthompson>
Thu 03 Feb 2011 09:29:29 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Someone was asking a similar question in chat the other day.
My suggestion was to include a sample .weechat directory in the skeleton (-k argument to useradd) to be copied over to newly created user accounts instead.

This way weechat does not need to be altered. You can include whatever default settings you want. You can even copy or symlink a directory of scripts you want to deliver (and possibly keep updated yourself) with the accounts.
If a user doesn't want this, he can just delete the directory himself.

Filip H.F. "FiXato" Slagter <fixato>
Wed 20 May 2009 08:24:52 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I second this task/feature :)
My use case is/was: If someone's running their WeeChat on a IRC shell provider for example, the shell provider can define sane defaults for his/her server (set default lag stuff differently, make changes to xfer settings), add the support channel/network to the default networks, etc.

It may also slightly decrease initial starting time of Weechat as it's just doing a simple install or cp (or something similar) as opposed to writing many options that are in the source/binary to a config.

JD <jdhore>
Sun 04 Jun 2006 12:42:03 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I think having a system-wide configuration file would be nice. It will allow some distribution to point out users who install weechat on their IRC default server without patching the software each time. This will give more flexibility to weechat.

Sorry for the previous blank post ;-)

Julien Louis <ptitlouis>
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Sun 04 Jun 2006 12:34:05 PM UTC, original submission:  

Julien Louis <ptitlouis>
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