Unified Configuration Interface Project

The idea behind this project is to completely replace currently used configuration approach, which is based on several shell scripts, and to provide ability to change system behaviour basing on set of well-defined parameters' hierarchy. One of the goals is also to provide an object oriented model of the OS management and structure, instead of currently used (inconsistent) procedural model of system/service startup/shutdown.

This project involves such issues as:

This is work in progress - I'm aware that many pieces are either completely missing or misplaced. Please send any comments and changes you seem appropriate either directly to me, or better to freebsd-small@freebsd.org. I'll gladly welcome anyone who can help with design and/or implementation.


Unified Configuration Interface


Here is my initial proposal for the User Interface hierarchy:


Please send your comments to Andrzej Bialecki

Last modified: Wed Nov 25 07:01:32 PST 1998