Improving speed of transactions

Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek jakub.rusinek at
Tue Mar 25 16:43:25 UTC 2008

Dnia 25-03-2008, wto o godzinie 16:19 +0000, Bill Crawford pisze:
> On 25/03/2008, Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek <jakub.rusinek at> wrote:
> >  When few libs are installed, every one calls "ldconfig" and that's
> >  slowing down transaction without special reason.
> In all seriousness, ldconfig is not much of a pig (once it's run,
> repeated runs tend to be much quicker, and if libraries were just
> installed, all the data needed is probably cached unless you have a
> *very* memory-starved machine. You'd be better looking at the various
> "update all the .desktop and icon files" programs run by gnome and kde
> packages.

I only mention ldconfig, because I had to update many libs today ;) .

The .desktop files are freezing my system everytime they are

Slow or fast computer - doesn't matter...

I mentioned icon cache with GTK_UPDATE_ICON_CACHE.

BTW, what do you think about such solution, I described?

Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek

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