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From Phil Sorber <sor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Replace LuaJIT configurations with YAML
Date Mon, 07 May 2018 15:14:35 GMT
On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 5:47 AM Leif Hedstrom <zwoop@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I’d like to propose that we eliminate the existing LuaJIT configurations
> with a simple YAML format. This would be the first step towards a unified
> configuration format, and I think we have to admit defeat on Lua, and do
> something simpler and more normal for both developers and users.
>

+1. Keep it for plugins, (remap especially) but for config it seems
overkill.


>
> There are only 2 (or 3) configurations using the LuaJIT configurations:
>
>         logging.config
>         sni.config
>
>
> But, also see my other proposal of killing metrics.config, which is
> currently in LuaJIT as well.
>
> If we agree to this, we’ll remove LuaJIT as a first class citizen from ATS
> v8.0.0. For the ts-lua plugin, we’ll continue to support this (of course),
> but it will require an externally provided LuaJIT distribution. We already
> have the —with-luajit configure option, and we’ll expand on that to
> auto-detect system level LuaJIT availability.
>
> If there are no strong arguments against this proposal, I’d like to get
> this change done for ATS v8.0.0.
>
> Thanks,
>
> — Leif
>
>

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