comments on KDE performance tips

Alexander Kellett lypanov at
Wed Jan 15 15:29:53 GMT 2003

On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 04:11:05PM +0100, Melchior FRANZ 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
> That's not "inappropriately", but rather a Linux-FHS recommendation:
>  "Although data stored in /tmp may be deleted in a site-specific manner,
>   it is recommended that files and directories located in /tmp be deleted
>   whenever the system is booted."
> m.

well "inappropriately" fits just perfect given the fact
that mdk seem to care more about standards than 
kde (aka mdk) startup speed.

"incorrectly" otoh wouldn't have fitted.


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            one tenth the size of another open source renderer"
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