[arch-general] Patch for update-mime-info slowness

Timothée Ravier siosm99 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 5 14:39:46 EST 2013

On 05/12/2013 20:10, Lukas Jirkovsky wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 7:37 PM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> [2013-12-04 15:00:31 -0500] Sébastien Leblanc:
>>> I am kind of annoyed by the time it takes to update the MIME database
>> Please, please, please. Bug reports and feature requests go to:
> I'm not sure whether this should classify as a bug report.

How could this not qualify for a bug report?

Maybe this should also be discussed upstream as this is not a Arch
specific issue as far as I understand. Maybe they do have reasons for
calling fsync so heavily.

> Back to the topic. Lately, I have been annoyed by that, too. Maybe
> it's some recent change (or I just didn't notice it before). I concur,
> syncing something like MIME database that can be easily rebuild in
> case an unlikely filesystem corruption occurs seems kinda stupid.

Again, file a bug upstream.

Timothée Ravier

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