Re: gnome (gconf) saga - please read

"Timothy H. Keitt" <tklistaddr keittlab bio sunysb edu> writes:
> Perhaps you could have gconf periodically renew its locks; any locks
> older than the refresh interval could then safely be removed.

It's an idea, at least as a heuristic for whether to ask the user;
it's less robust though. There are certainly situations where that
would result in improper lock removal.

The config corruption you see in ~/.gnome results from exactly the
"well that situation will never happen" kind of thinking...


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