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Documentation for LCFG Developers

These tips and howtos relate to extending and developing LCFG, for instance by developing new components.

Recent documents:

  • BuildTools - tools for building LCFG components
  • UsingLCFGSvn - Tips on working with the LCFG subversion repository
  • AutoBuild - the LCFG source auto-builder service
  • LcfgSkeleton - creating skeleton code for new components
  • SchemaChanges - how to manage changes to LCFG component schemas
  • XMLProfileNotes - Notes on the LCFG XML profile structure
  • LoadingResources - How to read LCFG resource values from scripts
  • ControllingDaemons - How to call service actions (e.g. apache reload) in a platform-independent way.
  • EnvInit - Generic support for initialising the environment for component method calls
  • BuildDependencies - Standard build dependencies for LCFG components.
  • SystemdDocs - Using Systemd with LCFG
  • SysInfoDevel - How to query SysInfo from LCFG components and shell scripts
  • FileComponentIdeas - Any ideas for how to improve the file component
  • CommonMacroIdeas - Proposed cpp convenience and mutation macros which could be added to the LCFG layer

Older documents (which are mostly still relevant):

Various Thoughts and Ideas

Topic revision: r19 - 2017-11-23 - kenny
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