config daemon/library for 4.6

mmassonnet at mmassonnet at
Wed Sep 5 23:37:59 CEST 2007

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 12:55:05PM -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Jean-François Wauthy wrote:
> > Le mercredi 05 septembre 2007 à 11:10 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone a
> > écrit :
> >> But really -- what application *ever* cleans up its settings on 
> >> uninstall?  Plugins never do either.  Is this even necessary?  Yes, the 
> >> store could get cluttered, but unused channels shouldn't impact the 
> >> daemon at all (they won't get loaded if no one asks for them).
> > 
> > What about adding some sort of timestamp in the store for each property
> > logging the last access ? This way the xfconf "server" could give to
> > some sort of administrator a list of no longer used entries and then up
> > to him to remove them to clean up the store.
> Eh, that sounds hacky and not too useful.

I dunno about how the channels are saved, but if they are separate
files, you had have enough timestamps (access, modify).

Now for properties it would indeed be insufficient.


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