config daemon/library for 4.6

Harold Aling h.aling at
Tue Sep 4 16:24:03 CEST 2007

On Tue, 04 Sep 2007 15:01:50 +0200, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at>
> Hi Brian,
>> Hey guys,
>> Just spent a few hours hacking together a config daemon and library
>> sorta somewhat based on Jannis' spec[1].
> have you looked at dconf to see how it covers the needs of Xfce?
> It would be better in the long term to have one common config system
> (whichever it is)
> when possible, not two more or less equivalent (from a user POV) as it is
> now
> with gconf and mcs

dconf is also still under heavily development, so you might even be able to
'steer' the application to a 100% desirable direction and/or help
developing it.

If the configuration could be handled by a single application, it'll always
have my +1.


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