[Twisted-Python] Understanding the role of .tap files
itamar at itamarst.org
Fri Aug 13 10:33:44 EDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 21:58, Abe Fettig wrote:
> I'm looking for help understanding how .tap files are meant to be used
> in production. I know that a .tap, when generated, contains the
> configuration info for an application. And there are tools like tap2deb
> and tap2ntsvc that take the information in a .tap and convert it into an
> installable packages.
tap2deb and friends also work on .tac files, which are Python files (see
the application howto for an example). .tac files allow you to give
users a Python file for config that they can edit. Or, your .tap or .tac
could load a config file in the format of your choice and use that to
configure your app, and then users could edit that.
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