Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] Add support for a configuration file

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On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 10:13 AM, Johannes Schindelin
<Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx> wrote:
>  On Wed, 14 May 2008, Javier Guerra wrote:
>  > What about Lua?  (
>  >
>  > it started up as a configuration language, and evolved into a full
>  > programming language, while remaining _very_ light (less than 200K
>  > with all libraries), and wonderfully easy to embed into C programs.
>  Okay, so much for the upsides.  Now for the downsides: a language that
>  nearly nobody knows, for something that is not meant to be executed (think
>  security implications).

when embedded, you get to choose what libraries are available. there
are several examples of fairly secure settings.

personally, i find shell scripts enough for setting up parameters.  a
static config wouldn't bring much advantages.



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