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Re: Speeding up dpkg triggers with a list of changes

On Mon, 2012-10-22 at 20:27:41 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> In the specific case of mandb I'd rather just try first to make the
> interest more fine-grained (say one per manN subdir), and changing
> mandb to accept subdirs. I think that could improve the current
> situation quite a lot w/o other major changes (except for mandb
> itself, but it would need to be changed anyway to get a list of
> files, so...).

Oh, and in addition I don't see why mandb processing really needs to
be synchronous, once it gets switched to interest-noawait (after
squeeze is out), it could maybe also be switched to do the processing
in the background?

This does not reduce the amount of wasteful work done, though.


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