[pacman-dev] Status of sodeps?

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 14:35:23 EDT 2011

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 6:31 AM, Florian Pritz
<bluewind at server-speed.net> wrote:
> On 27.05.2011 02:22, Dan McGee wrote:
>> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Florian Pritz
>> <bluewind at server-speed.net> wrote:
>>> It's been quite a while since I last brought this up so what's the
>>> current status?
>>> Older discussions and the link to my repo are here [1].
>>> [1] https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacman_Roadmap#sodepends
>> Sorry for the delayed response. My biggest piece of feedback that I
>> levied before and got some positive feedback on before is doing
>> s/so/lib/ on the naming so we can extend this in the future to non-so
>> library formats if desired.
> Fixed
>> How costly is the find_sodepends() bit, especially on packages with
>> thousands of files (sage-mathematics, game data, etc)?
> I've asked a few people, looked at the code used for stripping and I
> think it's safe to check only executable files. That cut down the time
> needed for sage from 5 min to 19 sec (i7-920, tempfs).
> I've also noticed that the stripping code uses -perm -o+x  and not
> -executable. The manpage says -executable also checks ACLs and owner,
> group, other. Any reason why we don't use -executable?

Allan- do you have any objections with this branch now that my
concerns have been addressed? Otherwise merging this should happen in
order to get some more testers.


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