Missing "two-finds" method of logging files

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 27 19:58:15 PST 2003


On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 20:17, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> example, if it was applied to a "make install", it would actually get 
> loaded over and over again, as commands are run by make. For a large 
> package (say, glibc), it might get loaded hundreds of times.

And that's a bad thing? Maybe a slight performance hit, but it can't be
all that bad.

> I wouldn't want to offer only _one_ method of tracking 
> installed/modified files that would not work with any library other than 
> glibc; if it's the best method (most efficient/accurate/etc.) that's 
> fine, as long as we provide some alternative (like the single-find method).

Choice is good. Agreed.

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