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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Dec 6 01:45:14 EST 2013

On 06/12/13 05:39, Timothée Ravier wrote:
> 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.

I have seen this bug filed upstream and rejected.  It is a "feature"...

For the same reason, I would frown on Arch patching it out.  It is how
upstream decided they want their software.


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