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Modular Opensim.ini files make it easy to maintain a grid

Maintaining an Opensimulator grid is not a simple task. This is difficult when you run in grid mode with multiple instances of simulators. It gets even harder when you want to compile the latest changes and merge them into your grid.

The reason is everyone copies the entire opensim folder to a new directory, and runs the copy of opensim.exe out of the new bin folder after making appropriate edits. The more folders you have, the more work it takes to merge any changes. I have seen a lot of grids, and some of them have over 50 folders!

The solution is to run everything using a single opensim.exe out of a single folder.  A simple command, "Go SimName" will start up the Opensim instance named "SimName".   This is very effective when used in a tabbed

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