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Category: VyOS Platform Blog | development (3)

Daniil Baturin
Posted 10 Jan, 2018

No new features in Perl and shell and no old style templates since May 2018

Now that the Python library for accessing the running config and the generator of old style templates from new style XML command definitions are known to be fun...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 5 Feb, 2017

VyOS 1.2.0 repository re-structuring

In preparation for the new 1.2.0 (jessie-based) beta release, we are re-populating the package repositories. The old repositories are now archived, you still ca...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 15 Jan, 2017

VyOS 2.0 development digest #9: socket communication functionality, complete parser, and open tasks

Socket communication A long-awaited (by me, anyway ;) milestone: VyConf is now capable of communicating with clients. This allows us to write a simple non-inter...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 5 Jan, 2017

VyOS 2.0 development digest #8: vote for or against the new tag node syntax, and the protobuf schema

Tag node syntax The change in tag node format I introduced in the previous post turned out quite polarizing and started quite some discussion in the comments. I...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 4 Jan, 2017

VyOS 2.0 development digest #7: Python coding guidelines for config scripts in 1.2.0, and config parser for VyConf

Python coding guidelines for 1.2.0 In some previous post I was talking about the Python wrapper for the config reading library. However, simply switching to a l...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 31 Dec, 2016

VyOS 2.0 development digest #6: new beginner-friendly tasks, design questions, and the details of the config tree

The tasks Both tasks from the previous post have been taken up and implemented by Phil Summers (thanks, Phil!). New tasks await. First task was very simple: the...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 22 Dec, 2016

VyOS 2.0 development digest #5: doing 1.2.x and 2.0 development in parallel

There was a rather heated discussion about the 1.2.0 situation on the channel, and valid points were definitely expressed: while 2.0 is being written, 1.2.0 can...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 21 Dec, 2016

VyOS 2.0 development digest #4: simple tasks for beginners, and the reasons to learn (and use) OCaml

Look, I lied again. This post is still not about the config and reference tree internals. People in the chat and elsewhere started showing some interest in lear...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 17 Dec, 2016

VyOS 2.0 development digest #3: questions for you, vyconf daemon config format, appliance directory structure, and external validators lookup

Ok, I changed my mind: before we jump into the abyss of datastructures and look how the config and reference trees work, I'll describe the changes I made in the...
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Daniil Baturin
Posted 12 Dec, 2016

VyOS 2.0 development digest #2

In the previous post we talked about the reasons for rewrite, design and implementation issues, and basic ideas. Now it's time to get to details. Today we'll mo...
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