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Re: Bug#72140: Setting up libraries too slow

Previously Simon Richter wrote:
> So what? If one cannot write the cache, the next process will run into the
> same problem. The user won't notice that unless he/she/it runs
> strace. On occasion, root may run a program and then the cache gets
> updated.

In other words it is a useless thing anyway and you might as well ask
root to run ldconfig. I don't like things being needlessly smart to
hide the fact that something should be done.

> Yes they do, if they install software into /usr/local. This is a common
> setup in university labs.

Only admins can do that, and they know how to run ldconfig. The dynamic
linker has no bussiness do anything except dynamically linking things.


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