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FS#38836 - [shared-mime-info] avoid fsync

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Allan McRae (Allan) - Saturday, 08 February 2014, 07:28 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Saturday, 08 February 2014, 12:12 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No


shared-mime-info 1.2 does an fsync after each use causing massive slowdowns when installing packages.

I know that patching the build has been rejected previously. However there is a configuration "option" available. So I request adding "export ac_cv_func_fdatasync=no" above the configure line in the PKGBUILD.

As far as I am concerned, you can alter a package through configure and it is still vanilla. And this gives a notable improvement for our user-base.
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Saturday, 08 February 2014, 12:12 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  1.2-2