comments on KDE performance tips

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Wed Jan 15 14:53:44 GMT 2003

On Wednesday 15 January 2003 15:00, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 09:36:12AM -0500, Maks Orlovich wrote:
> > The likely reason is that Mandrake initscripts inappropriately clear
> > /tmp/kde-* directories on bootup, which forces KDE to rebuild ksyscoca
> > cache everytime on bootup. I suggest you comment out that line in
> > /etc/rc.d/rc.sysint
> > (Search for "#GNOME and KDE related cleanup")
> why hasn't kde been changed to use /var/tmp yet?
> i thought that was the supposed "proper" location
> for this stuff?

The reason is backwards compatibility with KDE 2.x, but I think that can be 
solved with a symlink so I will add it to my todo list. Should "share/cache" 
be moved there as well?

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