slimming icon theme caches
dsd at laptop.org
Mon Nov 23 10:19:34 EST 2009
Previous OLPC OS builds (e.g. 8.2) included this in the build script:
echo " - Slimming unnecessary icon theme caches."
# these are useful only if disk seeks take a long time.
# rather than remove them completely, we rebuild them as index-only
# (ie, don't duplicate all the icon image data in the cache)
for f in $INSTALL_ROOT/usr/share/icons/*/icon-theme.cache ; do
gtk-update-icon-cache -fi --quiet $(dirname $f)
This saved some disk space and presumably made olpc-update run a bit
quicker (this file tends to change on a rebuild even if nothing else has
Does anyone have an opinion whether it's still relevant for XO-1.5?
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