attr filter "attrsfile" -> "file"

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Mon Jan 21 19:56:28 CET 2013

On 9 Jan 2013, at 15:46, Alan DeKok <aland at DEPLOYINGRADIUS.COM> wrote:

> Arran Cudbard-Bell wrote:
>>> Can we at least maintain backwards compatibility for one major version to read the old filenames? Surely it can't be that hard to have a short lookup table from the old names?
>> So then you take over maintence of a v3.x system and all the configurations are in this weird format and you can't really see how it works and, and...
>  The config system has provisions for backwards compatibility.  We can
> leverage that, but deprecate the old system.
>  That being said, there is config in 3.x that is backwards compatible
> with config from 0.x.  That's wrong, and will be fixed.
>  For other things, like "User-Password", it *causes* problems.  People
> read decade-old "howto's", and create broken configurations.  It's a
> good idea to get that fixed.


We'll see if it makes sense in this context.


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