Idea: SkipDirtyOnIdenticalValues WriteConfigFlag for KConfigBase / KConfig

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Sat May 24 14:08:57 BST 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 08:26:09PM +0200, Eduardo Robles Elvira wrote:
> > the hard part is finding out whether the entry map was actually
> > modified or not - its api does not provide that comfort currently.
> > [...]
> The optimization of cheking if the entry already existed is not done
> by KConfigGroup::hasKey() either so I haven't done it, I actually
> think it's too much but if anyone wants, feel free to do it =) Else..
> should I commit?
i didn't write half an essay without a reason. ;)
as is, the code is just wrong - it will not write a config when the
set value is the same as the default, while it should write the value
explicitly so the effective config does not change when the default

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