Commit 4db69c5b authored by Thomas Haller's avatar Thomas Haller
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man: discourage use of monitor-connection-files=yes in NetworkManager.conf manual

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=764402
Related: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754677
Related: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1272617
parent 05326c20
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the connection files at startup, and when explicitly requested
via the ReloadConnections D-Bus call. If this key is set to
'<literal>true</literal>', then NetworkManager will reload
connection files any time they changed.</para></listitem>
connection files any time they changed.
Automatic reloading is not adviced because there are race conditions
involved and it depends on the way how the editor updates the file.
In some situations, NetworkManager might first delete and add the
connection anew, instead of updating the existing one. Also, NetworkManager
might pick up incomplete settings while the user is still editing the files.
</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
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<term><varname>auth-polkit</varname></term>
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