gconf2 (was Re: g-wrap (was Re: QOF won't link))

Linas Vepstas linas at linas.org
Mon Jun 21 00:29:39 EDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 02:40:44AM +0200, Thomas Viehmann was heard to remark:
> More or less the combination of both is done. If there is no active
> gconfd, one is initialized from data stored in (a configurable location
> which usually is) $HOME/.gconf. Further instances will than contact this
> gconfd, thus ensuring consitency of data and immediate availabilty of
> changes in the data. And the latter is (for purposes of the more common
> gconf installations) the benefit over plain dotfiles.

Really!? I had no idea ... is this discussed somewhere on some web page?
I think this is an under-advertised fieature of gconf ... 


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