[Mageia-dev] Something is messed up in theme upgrades.. (initrd.img desymlinkified)

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 11:50:40 CEST 2012

On 4 April 2012 11:22, Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
>> Actually... it would be my recentish change/fix in
>> /usr/share/bootsplash/scripts/make-boot-splash-raw in which $foo.img is
>> now replaced with
>> # gzip > $foo.img.tmp
>> # mv -f $foo.img.tmp $foo.img
>> while it previously was a direct
>> # gzip > $foo.img
>> I've now added a "readlink -f" in the beginning of the script so that it
>> will operate on the symlink target directly, in bootsplash-3.3.8. Thanks
>> for noticing this.
> No worries.
> As a followup question, do you think it'll end up regenerating some
> initrd's several times?
> e.g. I have two symlinks, initrd.img and initrd-desktop.img both
> pointing to the same initrd.
> Will this ultimately get regenerated three times, two of which are
> obviously redundant?

And obviously slow...

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