Project info for Linux Registry

Share This Created 31 Jul 2004 at 15:08 UTC by aviram, last modified 19 Jun 2007 at 02:33 UTC by aviram.


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Elektra Initiative is an alternative back-end for text configuration files.

Instead of each program to have its own text configuration files, with a variety of formats, the Registry tries to provide an universal, hierarchical, fast and consistent name space and infrastructure to access configuration parameters through a key-value pair mechanism. This way any software can read/save its configuration/state using a consistent API.

Being a common infrastructure, it also lets other softwares be aware of this application configurations, leveraging easy software integration.

It is designed to be lightweight, with no dependencies, ready to be used also by early boot stage programs.

Using the Registry, configuration file's syntax and handling will not be a rework for each software.

License: LGPL

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