Bug 222509 - handle updating of ~/.xmms/config safely
handle updating of ~/.xmms/config safely
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xmms (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul F. Johnson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-01-12 19:37 EST by Sami Farin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-18 18:01:08 EST
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update ~/.xmms/config safely (1.80 KB, patch)
2007-01-12 19:37 EST, Sami Farin
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Description Sami Farin 2007-01-12 19:37:59 EST
Description of problem:
xmms writes ~/.xmms/config in a not-so-safe-way.
when xmms crashes or system blows up while xmms is writing config file,
on next xmms startup you are probably left with empty/invalid config file.

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How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. save config
2. have bad luck
3.
  
Actual results:
~/.xmms/config contains garbage or is empty

Expected results:
~/.xmms/config having earlier contents prior to crash

Additional info:
playlist seems to be written badly, too, but that's another issue...
in case someone cares.
Comment 1 Sami Farin 2007-01-12 19:38:00 EST
Created attachment 145507 [details]
update ~/.xmms/config safely

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