This patch introduces the concept of wrappers to the configuration system. It works by adding a wrapper argument to the config->set() method.

  $html = '<a> <b> <br> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <i> <li> <ol> <p> <strong> <u> <ul>';
  $config = config('test.wrapper');
  $test = array(
    'test' => $html,
    'test2' => array(
      'test3' => $html,

  $config->set('test_cdata', $html, CONFIG_HTML_WRAPPER);
  $config->set('test_cdata_array',$test, CONFIG_HTML_WRAPPER);

This produces xml like this:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
  <test_cdata><![CDATA[<a> <b> <br> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <i> <li> <ol> <p> <strong> <u> <ul>]]></test_cdata>
    <test><![CDATA[<a> <b> <br> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <i> <li> <ol> <p> <strong> <u> <ul>]]></test>
      <test3><![CDATA[<a> <b> <br> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <i> <li> <ol> <p> <strong> <u> <ul>]]></test3>

Currently we have xml like this:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
  <test_no_cdata>&lt;a&gt; &lt;b&gt; &lt;br&gt; &lt;dd&gt; &lt;dl&gt; &lt;dt&gt; &lt;em&gt; &lt;i&gt; &lt;li&gt; &lt;ol&gt; &lt;p&gt; &lt;strong&gt; &lt;u&gt; &lt;ul&gt;</test_no_cdata>
    <test>&lt;a&gt; &lt;b&gt; &lt;br&gt; &lt;dd&gt; &lt;dl&gt; &lt;dt&gt; &lt;em&gt; &lt;i&gt; &lt;li&gt; &lt;ol&gt; &lt;p&gt; &lt;strong&gt; &lt;u&gt; &lt;ul&gt;</test>
      <test3>&lt;a&gt; &lt;b&gt; &lt;br&gt; &lt;dd&gt; &lt;dl&gt; &lt;dt&gt; &lt;em&gt; &lt;i&gt; &lt;li&gt; &lt;ol&gt; &lt;p&gt; &lt;strong&gt; &lt;u&gt; &lt;ul&gt;</test3>

The obvious downside of this approach is that we will always have to save the files on config->save() as the wrapper mapping to config keys is only stored in memory.

The upside of this approach is that through using the LIBXML_NOCDATA flag on simplexml_load_string() we don't have to do anything on $config->get().

#3 config_html_wrapper_1504770_3.patch5.77 KBalexpott
PASSED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] 35,907 pass(es). View
config_html_wrapper.patch5.6 KBalexpott
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Issue tags: +Configuration system

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Status: Needs review » Needs work

The last submitted patch, config_html_wrapper.patch, failed testing.

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New patch to resolve issues when nested keys like biff.bang

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Status: Needs review » Closed (won't fix)