Nevermind...at the bottom of the global.conf documentation -
This config was generated using SpongeForge build 2022 (with Forge 2202), SpongeAPI version 5.1:
I would assume this is low(ish) priority to fix, as it doesn't break anything.
This option on the performance tweaks page does not appear in the global.conf
The same issue with
I also checked all other config files in the /config/sponge/worlds` sub-folders (and the server.properties for good measure) file for 'optimization' with no results.
Unrelated, I also noticed that updating sponge reset my config file. I wondered why I was unable to connect to my bungeecord network after updating.
I ended up removeing all mods and configs and started over one at a time. The bungee entries on the sponge/global.conf were set back to 'false', and the MySQL information is gone. Not that difficult to reset, just mildly annoying. I know what to check next time I update.
world.load-on-startup are also default "null"