Title says it all. menu_rebuild() rebuilds the menu immediately. variable_set('menu_rebuild_needed', TRUE) schedules the rebuild for the next page load.
This means that even if you call menu rebuilding code 10 times, the variable_set way will ensure it's not rebuilt more than needed (which is once).

This improves install performance, where we frequently had menu rebuilds happening multiple times for no good reason.

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Easy enough.

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Status:Needs review» Fixed

Great, very nice.

Status:Fixed» Closed (fixed)

Automatically closed -- issue fixed for 2 weeks with no activity.