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Re: [equinox-dev] [prov] Profile change discovery at startup

In order to achieve reconciliation on startup,  you would have to run a
different bootstrap phase where the agent would be involved (currently only
simpleconfigurator is consulted on startup). From a high level view, this
resemble a lot what Maya is doing  where it reconciles the local
installation against a server stored profile (their notion of profile).

Given that reconciliation may take a lot of time, or require user input, I
wonder if this could be run "silently", or if we would have to present the
user with the provisioning UI.
On startup, what does the user has access to?

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How do changes to a profile get discovered at startup?

I'm asking because I'm thinking about the
hierarchical/composite/whatever profile idea and wondering how user
profiles will discover changes made to system-wide profiles the next
time they start up.


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