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Re: Fedora 7 Final testing



On Sat, May 26, 2007 at 02:21:06 -0400,
  Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> On Saturday 26 May 2007 02:18:15 Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> > But I suspect that ldconfig and desktop
> > update could be run once for the whole transaction rather than once
> > for each package that needs it.
> 
> It's not as simple as that though, as some packages need to run themselves 
> in %post and thus need to have their libraries accessable and thus really do 
> need ldconfig ran.  Or even more difficult to discover is package B needs to 
> run package A in %post so Package A's libraries must be acessable.
> 
> That said, yes, there is a lot to gain for batching these timely operations.  
> Doing so in an intelligent way that doesn't break things is going to be 
> difficult at best.

Is it work entering an RFE genericly saying something like try to find
a way to run common post install stuff once per transaction? Would such
a bugzilla be best filed against rpm? (The process spawning these tasks
appeared to be anaconda, but it feels like an rpm feature.


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