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Feature #3137

Type for manipulating gconf

Added by Andrew Pollock almost 6 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:AcceptedStart date:02/01/2010
Priority:NormalDue date:
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Currently we’re managing GNOME mandatory policy by carting around a monolithic /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.mandatory/%gonf-tree.xml, which is a bit ghetto. It makes it difficult to have any granularity in what the mandatory policy contains.

I was thinking that it’d be cool if Puppet had gconf support directory, so in the DSL, you’d specify that you wanted something set, and it’d run gconftool for you, and make the necessary modifications

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#1 Updated by James Turnbull almost 6 years ago

  • Category set to newfeature
  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Accepted
  • Target version set to 4

#2 Updated by James Turnbull over 4 years ago

  • Target version deleted (4)

#3 Updated by Anonymous almost 2 years ago

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