Alias improved

The Alias capabilities have been considerably expanded, starting with OWFS 2.8p9

Impetus was from a message from Cyril Lavier, who wanted to be able to change alias files on the fly.

So the current design:

  • Aliases can be initially assigned in the aliase file and specified on the command line
    • Same format: serial_number = alias_name
    • multiple lines allowed
    • repeats of name or serial numbers allowed, but duplicates will be overwritten
  • The list of currently known alias pairings can be generated dynamically by reading
  • Alias names can be changed by writing to a device's alias property

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