Re: GConf in Debian Sarge
On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 20:53, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-06-20 at 14:01, Ross Burton wrote:
> > Firstly, we've a patch to gconfd so that we can send a HUP signal to
> > force it to reload the configuration. This happens in the postinst
> > script of any GConf-using package, and means the user doesn't have to
> > kill gconfd before the schemas are applied (which is the cause of many
> > bug reports). The alternative is to send a TERM signal, but this is
> > rather evil.
> TERM should in fact work fine, and does as far as I know. gconfd is
> designed to be killable with impunity.
I discovered only yesterday that we're not syncing pending changes on
TERM. An ORBit assertion is being triggered before we get a chance to do
it. I should get that fixed today.