Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#12821 closed (wontfix)

Application settings

Reported by: sorl Owned by: nobody
Component: Core (Other) Version: 1.1
Severity: Keywords: settings
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


Providing application default settings is quite painful but still very common. I propose in similarity how the files can be located using autodiscover to have a settings file in the application directory which if located, values will be added to the settings object. Here is some code that I am using personally, it tries to import file in the app dir and there is no way to stop that, which i suggest must be optional, what do you think?

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Changed 9 years ago by sorl

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by ashwoods

I started writing a similar patch tonight before I stumbled across this.
Settings in general needs some work, and you can follow where the discussion is going here:

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Russell Keith-Magee

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Duplicate of #6546, #5049 and #1371. When Jacob spoke about "application settings", I don't think this is what he had in mind. He's talking about making a clear separation between "settings that influence application behaviour" and "settings that are operational concerns".

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by Jacob

milestone: 1.3

Milestone 1.3 deleted

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