stage syntax

Mark Ellis mark.uzumati at virgin.net
Mon Aug 12 03:53:15 PDT 2002


On 2002.08.11 11:22 Neven Has wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 03:13:42PM +0100, Mark Ellis wrote:
> > This is mostly aimed at Neven, I think we did this topic to death :)
> 
> But its ghost is here to haunt us. ;)
> 
> > I'm (finally) implementing this in perl. It looks like you settled
> on
> > something like this, am i right ?
> 
> <snip>
> 
> >         <environment mode="set|add">
> 
> I don't use this, but see below.
> 
> >            <variable name="" value="">
> 
> This is what I first added, but then I remembered that someone needed
> to use the space before (or after) the value, so I changed it to:
> 
>     <variable name="NAME">VALUE</variable>
> 

OK, that makes sense, value as an attrib was bound to bite someone :)

> Also, there is a "mode" attribute here. If its value is "append" the
> VALUE is appended to the existing variable's value (if any).

Of course, having a single mode for all variables made no sense.

> 
> Everything else looks the same to me.
> 

Good stuff, now to work out how on earth to change UID in perl !

Mark
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