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update-gconf-defaults - generate GConf defaults shipped in Debian packages
This manual page documents briefly the
is responsible for generating defaults used by GConf from the files
The syntax of files in this directory consists in lines containing the
key name, some white space, and the key value, which can be an integer,
a boolean, a float, a string or a list of strings. Example:
/apps/myprogram/name "Gotcha !"
/apps/myprogram/names [Ha ha!,Let's keep serious,Ho ho!]
Files are processed in alphabetical order. Files processed later take
precedence over the previous ones if they include the same defaults.
Thus, it is recommended to name
being a 2-digit number and
the package name. It is recommended to set
as 10 for packages in the Debian archive, 20 for derived distributions,
50 for CDD distributions, and 90 for site-specific packages.
- --source source_dir
Specify an alternate source directory where to find the defaults.
- --destination destination_dir
Specify an alternate destination directory where to build the resulting GConf tree.
Sets source and destination directories appropriate for the mandatory values.
The directory from which defaults files are read.
The directory from which defaults files for mandatory settings are read.
The directory where the GConf tree for default settings is generated. It is read by GConf with the default Debian
configuration, and it takes precedence over upstream defaults.
The directory where the GConf tree for mandatory settings is generated. It is read by GConf with the default Debian configuration, and it takes precedence over user settings.
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