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Re: update-menus runs in the background?

Le jeudi 24 mars 2005 à 21:08 -0500, Justin Pryzby a écrit :
> It seems that /usr/bin/update-menus now runs in the background.  I ran
> sudo apt-et install glade, and after it finished, I ran ps -ef |tail
> -5, and the last commands running were update-menus.real, and
> install-menu.
> Is it supposed to be a background job, and, if so, why?

This is because most packages launch update-menus, which is quite
time-consuming. It pus itself in the background, and waits for dpkg to
release its lock before beginning.
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