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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Built-in functionality to reset profile (Re: NewWikiMainPage)
Date Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:05:36 GMT
On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> Rob Weir wrote:
>>
>> Since this seems to be such a common "solution", I wonder if we should
>> add this directly to the product?  Something like a Help menu item, or
>> Help/Support menu for "reset profile on restart" or something like
>> that.
>
>
> This would be a fantastic addition and would make support much easier. But
> as Rory wrote it cannot be included in the product itself.
>
> Which actually makes this more interesting... Because if someone manages to
> hack together a simple script to rename the user profile and a way to
> include it in menus, then this would be great and it would even be possible
> to (crazily) think to include it in 3.4.1; or provide it as a separate
> download, even from an "unofficial" source like people.apache.org
>

My suggestion was to have it run on restart.  Isn't there a point in
the start up sequence, before the profile is loaded/locked, where
something like this could be triggered?  Or equivalently, as part of
the shutdown sequence?

> Regards,
>   Andrea.

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