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bug#28352: stale cache in ~/.cache/gstreamer-1.0

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: bug#28352: stale cache in ~/.cache/gstreamer-1.0
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2017 17:43:57 -0400
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

> Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:
>> The gstreamer cache in ~/.cache/gstreamer-1.0 goes stale and must be
>> manually deleted after changing what gstreamer plugins are installed.
>> This can be dangerous as old plugins might be referenced long after they
>> have been upgraded, causing the user to continue using old plugins
>> despite an upgrade.
> Indeed, the ~/.cache/gstreamer-1.0/registry.x86_64.bin embeds absolute
> file names.

Perhaps we should add a default service that periodically deletes these


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