g-wrap (was Re: QOF won't link)

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Jun 20 14:21:25 EDT 2004

Thomas Viehmann <tv at beamnet.de> writes:

> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> See, this is absolutely a requirement, IMHO.  If gconf2 doesn't let us
>> do this then, IMHO, we CANNOT use gconf2.  I consider it a
>> show-stopper if you tie a user's gnucash configuration to a single
>> machine.  I'd rather keep the existing scheme-based configuration than
>> lose the ability to have the same desktop on multiple machines (I
>> already have this feature in my environment).
> AFAIU, networking needs to be enabled in /etc/orbitrc (which it isn't by
> default at least in Debian), then settings will be shared across the
> network and written by the first gconfd activated by the user, assuming
> $HOME is shared.
> I'm not exactly an expert, though.

In my case $HOME is shared, but nothing else is.  So long as user-data
is stored in $HOME then that's usually sufficient.  I just absolutely
need to be able to logout from machine 1, login to machine 2, and be
able to access gnucash the same on both machines.

> Cheers
> T.


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