[Slackbuilds-users] doinst.sh template

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Mon Jan 9 04:52:09 UTC 2017

On Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:38:08 +0300
Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org> wrote:

> I noticed that sometimes after installation of a SlackBuild with
> if [ -e usr/share/icons/hicolor/icon-theme.cache ]; then
>   if [ -x /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache ]; then
>     /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache usr/share/icons/hicolor >/dev/null
>     2>&1  
>   fi
> fi
> in doinst.sh the cache is not updated and therefore icons do not
> appear on the desktop.  But they do appear after additional reboot.
> I guess that the reason is that in /etc/rc.d/rc.M the command
> gtk-update-icon-cache has the option "-f":
> --force, -f
>    Overwrite an existing cache file even if it appears to be uptodate.
> Wouldn't it be a good idea to add -f to doinst.sh:
> /usr/bin/gtk-update-icon-cache -f usr/share/icons/hicolor >/dev/null
> 2>&1  


commit 49cc824b72fbdc8c69b938e7c414b4f7a2341c81
Author: Robby Workman <rworkman at slackware.com>
Date:   Sun Jan 8 22:49:20 2017 -0600

    doinst.sh: Add "-f" to icon theme update and note other themes
    Thanks to Alexander Verbovetsky <alik at ejik.org> for the suggestion
    about "gtk-update-icon-cache -f" to be consistent with what's done
    in rc.M on boot:


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