DConf and Elektra

Travis Watkins alleykat at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 20:13:48 EEST 2005

On 6/19/05, Jamie McCracken <jamiemcc at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> > Maybe there's a possibility to create a system which could be run with a
> > daemon and (with reduced functionality) without daemon too?
> The DConf daemon is only strictly required if you are using a remote
> server like LDAP (or a local backend that does not have adequate
> locking) as we will need to have some caching and also some load
> balancing of connections in those cases.
> Running without a daemon will not necessarily mean reduced functionality
> as Dbus can be used to multicast notifications to every client app
> without the need for a dedicated dconf daemon server.
> DConf is still in design but it is being designed to be as universal as
> possible so all kinds of apps whether they are cross platform or are at
> the system level will be able to take advantage of it.
> jamie.

Um, doesn't dbus need a daemon? :)

Travis Watkins

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