[Fedora-packaging] Draft: Init Scripts

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Tue Feb 27 17:33:12 UTC 2007

Matthias Saou (thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net) said: 
> Hehe, but you're thinking in terms of today's rpm. Discussing stuff
> with Jeff at the FOSDEM this week-end, he already has a way of dealing
> with this well known limitation, which (from what I've understood) would
> basically be a "pre everything" approach. A similar "post everything"
> approach and a little magic could also nicely solve the icon caches,
> mime types, menus etc. performance problems.

Well, the approach I posted was what happens *with* pre-transaction
syscalls, as they were implemented by Jeff. What needs to happen is
that the pre-transaction stuff needs to run before the transaction
is even computed, which makes it messy.


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