[Interest] QSettings problem.

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Apr 17 17:35:41 CEST 2018

On Tuesday, 17 April 2018 07:08:30 PDT Bill Crocker wrote:
> Rhetorical: Is this a Netapp issue, Is this an NFS issue. Is this an
> issue with how we are using Netapp, NFS, Virtual machines...
> There are too many people to blame and too many opportunities for finger
> pointing. It was not practical to pursue any of that.
> Dear Qt: It is not a perfect world.
> So, how do I fix my QSettings problem.

Fix your filesystem. Qt is not going to be the only case that will fail with 
this. Stat-before-open is usually frowned upon and avoided if it can be 
avoided, since it allows introducing TOCTOU types of errors and, worse, 
security issues.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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