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

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Sun Dec 24 04:08:09 UTC 2006

Christopher Aillon wrote:
> Rex Dieter wrote:
>> imo, ldconfig example isn't a good one, but I get your point.
>> Difference being here, messing with ldconfig can horribly break
>> things.  A stale iconcache doesn't break anything, at worst only
>> affects app startup time (a little).

> Stale icon cache has been known to break apps, though.  nm-applet is one
> of them.

That's either not true, or simply a bug somewhere.  Matthias' has stated
gtk2's implementation will(should!) fallback to using brute-force search
when icon cache is not fresh.

-- Rex

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