[maemo-developers] Optification breaks package on upgrade from non-optified older version

From: Mikko Vartiainen mvartiainen at gmail.com
Date: Fri Oct 16 15:11:20 EEST 2009
On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Andrew Flegg <andrew at bleb.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 11:49, Mikko Vartiainen <mvartiainen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This would certainly work. maemo-optify should have option which prevents
>> it from creating directory links.
> Why would/should it be an option? From the sounds of it, it shouldn't
> create directory symlinks; why would a package ever want them given
> the problems it can cause?

Other way around then. Option to create directory symlinks. They are
useful for large data directories with hundreds or maybe thousands of
files. Currently maemo-optify doesn't create links for files which are
smaller than 2KB, but there could be hundreds (or thousands) of small
files. Of course it's possible to install to /opt without using
maemo-optify but I find it very easy use.

Mikko Vartiainen
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