Central configuration management system

Stephan Bergmann sbergman at redhat.com
Mon Jul 22 06:47:15 PDT 2013

On 07/16/2013 02:08 PM, Niklas Johansson wrote:
> Farago Janos skrev 2013-07-12 09:28:
>> I found a presentation about configuration management from 2010[1], but
>> examples there did not work for me, e.g. I manually edited main.xcd and
>> set oor:finalized="true" for some settings, but they remained modifiable
>> by the user. Is this a known bug?
> Just a short comment on this. When you set oor:finalized="true" the user
> can still
> change the value in the GUI but it has no effect. For example if I
> finalize the macro
> security setting the user can still change it under Tools > Options >
> Security >
> Macro Security. But if the user closes the Options dialog and opens it
> again the
> change is gone. Note that you must close the Options dialog completely
> to see
> the change revert to the finalized state.

The UI code would need to check whether a given configuration item is 
marked read-only (and change the corresponding UI control to be 
read-only too, say), which it likely doesn't.  Any other way in which 
"they remained modifiable by the user" would be a bug.


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