GNOME 2.4 in Cambridge

seth vidal skvidal at
Fri Aug 8 19:31:39 UTC 2003

On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 15:25, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 03:20:48PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > 
> > > It is if you enable TCP CORBA connections between the two machines, 
> > > or somewhat more dangerously if you use GCONF_LOCAL_LOCKS=1
> > > 
> > 
> > What makes this one so much more dangerous?
> Because you can sometimes get inconsistent configuration state that
> confuses the panel or gnome-terminal. Usually would show up as losing
> terminal profiles or losing panels probably. I would expect this to be
> rare but Owen argues it will happen a lot, and there have been a
> couple reports.

oh - you mean dangerous in that sense. Yah. ok. I was one of the
reporters of this - and yah - we got the configuration corruption to
occur with relative ease.

ok. Thanks

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