[Fedora-packaging] Re: Re: icon cache scriplets

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Dec 20 18:33:03 UTC 2006

Jeremy Katz wrote:

> On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 11:42 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Rex Dieter wrote:

>> How about something like this?  %posttrans operations run at the end of
>> the rpm transaction(1), only the first gtk-update-icon-cache would take
>> any real cpu time (subsequent runs of gtk-update-icon-cache are smart
>> enough to know the cache is not stale, and run virtually instantly).
> The problem is that this is still just working around the problem...

Of course it's a workaround!  

Modulo workarounds, I'm back to advocating dropping gtk-update-icon-cache
from scriptlet guidelines altogether, effectively forcing issue wrt
existing gtk2 packaging bug, ie, gtk2 currently contains no mechanism to
create/refresh it's own icon cache.

-- Rex

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