[arch-dev-public] What is man-db and why is it so crappy?

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Jun 18 04:49:21 EDT 2009

On Thursday 18 June 2009 09:36:53 Thomas Bächler wrote:
> man-db runs a cronjob daily. Every time this cronjob runs, it causes
> very high system load for about 5 minutes (this is longer than
> updatedb). Does it really have to run daily? If so, is it really normal
> that it causes such high load? I would hope not. Can this please be
> fixed, it is very annoying.

You can remove the cronjob; its of no use imho.


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