man-db: cache handling
Sun Aug 3 20:36:00 GMT 2014
Corinna Vinschen schreef op 2014-07-30 17:52:
> Chris, ping?
It is summer vacation time...
> On Jul 22 11:12, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> There are a few issues with the current man-db setup:
>> 1) the cache is not strictly necessary for operation of man(1);
>> 2) mandb -c is quite slow with a large number of manpages (~20min on
>> 3) generating the cache only during man-db postinstall doesn't help
>> manpages updated or added between man-db releases.
>> Therefore, we need to discuss further how to best handle the man-db
>> cache. In the meantime, to help avoid user complaints, could you ship
>> new release without the postinstall/preremove?
I agree. The indexing should be removed from the post install.
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