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Rewrite the config load script
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The config loader should be updated to python3, and take advantage of configtree to pass set commands to cli-shell-api, instead of relying on Vyatta::Config. Note that the merge logic was separated out of the config loader script in T1397.


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jestabro created this task.Jun 3 2019, 4:29 PM
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jestabro updated the task description. (Show Details)Jun 3 2019, 5:51 PM
pasik added a subscriber: pasik.Jun 4 2019, 6:35 AM

The rewrite has been complete in the fork for some time, but is on hold pending: (1) consider taking advantage of the functionality in to avoid duplication of code (2) ongoing work on options to replace the python list manipulations in the current rewrite. Regarding the latter point, it was expected that there would be a performance hit in moving away from the legacy C++ backend (via Perl bindings), and the cost was considered worthwhile in order to move forward; one data point is a performance hit of .3 on a 17k line config file, which was not bad, considering.

jestabro changed the task status from In progress to On hold.Jul 8 2019, 9:00 PM
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jestabro changed the task status from On hold to In progress.Sep 7 2019, 3:58 PM
jestabro closed this task as Resolved.Nov 14 2019, 8:36 PM
jestabro moved this task from In Progress to Finished on the VyOS 1.3 Equuleus board.