Icon caching is unusable

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Mon Oct 3 20:55:24 EEST 2005

Le lundi 03 octobre 2005 à 11:26 -0400, Matthias Clasen a écrit :
> If you look at Fedora, this is handled in the %post hook of all packages
> that install icons. Installing an icon is a two-step process 
> 1) copy the icon to the right directory
> 2) touch the toplevel theme directory

This is probably the most stupid idea I've heard of on the subject. If
you take care of a postinstall script, why do you only touch the
toplevel directory instead of generating the cache?

And of course, it doesn't take into account the fact that packages
currently don't do that.
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