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LinuxProgramming: GConf 1.0.5/1.1.3

Oct 15, 2001, 11:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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"This release involves large changes, which should ideally fix most problems people have had with GConf. I've closed the vast majority of bugs in bugzilla, and moved from using OAF/bonobo-activation to using a simple lockfile in the user's home directory. Also, this release should allow you to seamlessly use the same daemon for both gconf 1 and gconf 2, if you have the latest ORBit1 and ORBit2. Finally, this release enforces a UTF-8 encoding on the STRING type, so should avoid placing non-UTF-8 in the XML backend files.

The downside of fixing these issues is possible breakage - I did my best to test, but maybe failed, so if you have problems, please report bugs to http://bugzilla.gnome.org, and wait for a quick 1.0.6."

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