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Re: Bug#72140: Setting up libraries too slow

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Eray Ozkural wrote:
> > Another solution would be to provide a kernel module that keeps track
> > of filesystems, and udpates cache on demand (getting rid of ldconfig altogether)
> Eww, no, that would mean relying on specific kernel or filesystem
> features. It'll never work with nfsroot systems for example.

I see, making an on-demand cache update would be difficult, especially
for a network file system. Err, what about hacking ldconfig so that it will
work faster? ;) [ I'm not sure if that doesn't mean hacking the kernel :> ]


Eray (exa) Ozkural
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
e-mail: erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr
www: http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~erayo

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