App config changes affecting kdeglobals (Re: KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin)

kde.braxton at kde.braxton at
Tue Feb 5 18:04:34 GMT 2008

On 2/5/08, Lubos Lunak <l.lunak at> wrote:
> On Friday 01 of February 2008, Kevin Ottens wrote:
> > SVN commit 769617 by ervin:
> >
> > Don't use the global config for the rules config.
> > kdeglobals is not supposed to store such rules, and this way
> > we don't empty kdeglobals when KWin quits.
> >
> > Lubos: Ossi confirmed me it was the right move in the way we
> > use KConfig here, so I committed directly. In case of problem
> > just tell me.
>  While this KWin change is right, since there's no need to use kdeglobals
> when
> writing KWin rules, I still see this as a KConfig bug and a regression from
> KDE3. A dangerous feature without real purpose, at best. Since I can
> explicitly say I really want to write to kdeglobals when I want to do so,
> what exactly is the point of doing this automatically, other than having
> kdeglobals again nuked by something?

Was this caused by r767426? If so then I can revert it.

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