[Fedora-packaging] Re: iconcache, v0.5

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fri Dec 22 19:39:14 UTC 2006

On Fri, Dec 22, 2006 at 01:33:14PM -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "AT" == Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> writes:
> AT> I'd prefer that over 3) because if you have a folder inotify a
> AT> daemon you'd be running the updating again several times per
> AT> larger rpm transaction. Unless that daemon would have a wait
> AT> timeout on inotifies to collect several triggers, but then it
> AT> sounds easier to do 4)
> Besides, how do you then update the cache during, say, the initial
> install, or if I install some packages in single-user mode?
> Hopefully the installer won't have to start a pile of daemons just to
> get a proper system.
> I have to wonder, are the people who advocate keeping a daemon running
> forever to keep things in sync over a one-line crontab the same ones
> who oppose xdg-utils because it's a shell script of moderate length?
> Because if so, there seems to be a significant disconnect there and
> I'm having trouble figuring out what the rules are.

I wasn't thinking of forking daemons for the on-the-fly cache
updating, more a side effect of using gtk libs, e.g. a model like
python creating pyc on the fly, tex creating fonts etc.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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