On Tue, 2008-11-04 at 06:51 +0100, Detlef Lechner wrote
> What is the purpose of the gnome-settings-daemon process? Would it not
> be enough to have configuration files for GNOME?
Then applications would not be notified if settings are changed, and you
would have to restart applications or log out/in to see the effect of
> Thus saving many resources.
Have you made measurements? I doubt that it uses noticeable resources.
If you want to save resources, you don't run Gnome in the first place.
> Why is there necessary a daemon? Why is it necessary to use a
> daemon to share settings from GNOME to GTK+ or KDE applications, as I
> have read?
This is a technical support list. You might want to take this up with
the Gnome developer lists. Don your flame suit
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