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Bug#277465: kde cannot properly use powersave on laptops due to execessive fsyncing

Package: kde
Version: 4:3.1.2
Severity: minor

Parts of KDE fsync after writing as a result disks on laptops cannot be
spun down. 

One component that definitely does it is the organizer/alarm which
touches its file at least once a minute and fsyncs after that.
There is also another component which touches
While mostly cosmetic it is definitely annoying to the point where I am
tempted to rebuild the entire thing with fsync redefined as "do nothing".

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.7-c3v2full

Versions of packages kde depends on:
ii  kde-amusements               4:3.1.2     The K Desktop Environment (Games a
ii  kde-core                     4:3.1.2     The K Desktop Environment (Core)
ii  kdeaddons                    4:3.2.3-2   add-on plugins and applets provide
ii  kdeadmin                     4:3.2.2-1   KDE Administration tools metapacka
ii  kdeartwork                   4:3.2.3-2   themes, styles and more from the o
ii  kdegraphics                  4:3.2.3-1.1 KDE Graphics metapackage
ii  kdemultimedia                4:3.2.2-1   KDE Multimedia metapackage
ii  kdenetwork                   4:3.2.2-1   KDE Network metapackage
ii  kdepim                       4:3.2.2-2   KDE Personal Information Managemen
ii  kdeutils                     4:3.2.2-2   KDE Utilities metapackage
ii  quanta                       1:3.2.2-1   web development environment for KD

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