[Slackbuilds-users] Strange problem with KeePass 2.39.1

Shrivats nastavs at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 10:55:36 UTC 2018

Hey Thomas,

I pushed an update for version 2.40 and included KeePass.config.xml in this
update. It's currently in pending queue and you can try it out once it's

Sorry for the late reply.



On Fri, 15 Jun 2018 at 08:45, Thomas Szteliga <ts at websafe.pl> wrote:

> W dniu 15/06/2018 o 07:52, Shrivats pisze:
> > That may be true only if you download the binary release. But in the
> > SlackBuild, we use the Source release and I don't include
> > KeePass.config.xml in the package at all.
> > There are a couple things you can do as an user, if you don't prefer
> > keeping the config xml globally:
> > * Pass the path to your local configuration file through the command
> line
> > argument: '-cfg-local:' and override defaults.
> > * Keep your local configuration file in `~/.config/KeePass`
> > I'll think about including this file for global configuration (In the
> > source, it's `true` by default)
> Hello Shrivats,
> I did not use another binary, I used the source tarball
> provided in the .nfo file.
> I did some digging and now everything is clear, but I guess you'll
> need to somehow embed the XML in the Slackbuild.
> I tested this now, normally there is no
> `/usr/lib/KeePass/Release/KeePass.config.xml`
> after installation and normal usage, but if
> a user with write access to `/usr/lib/KeePass/Release/`
> runs KeePass once (for instance root) then this file is being
> created there (`/usr/lib/KeePass/Release/KeePass.config.xml`)
> and it has the problematic PreferUserConfiguration set to false
> and from this moment on KeePass will ignore all congiguration
> changes made by other users.
> Just give it a try and run KeePass as root once and then
> check if `/usr/lib/KeePass/Release/KeePass.config.xml`
> and if you're able save any configuration changes
> as a normal user.
> --
> Best regards
> Thomas Szteliga
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