Adding new config options
Vikunja uses viper to handle configuration options. It handles parsing all different configuration sources.
The configuration is done in sections. These are represented with a
. in viper.
Take a look at
pkg/config/config.go to understand how these are set.
To add a new config option, you should add a default value to
Default values should always enable the feature to work somehow, or turn it off completely if it always needs
Make sure to add the new config option to the config document and the default config file
config.yml.sample at the root of the repository) to make sure it is well documented.
If you’re using a computed value as a default, make sure to update the sample config file and debian post-install scripts to reflect that.
To get a configured option, use
Take a look at viper’s documentation to learn of the
different ways available to get config options.