yum clean bug
nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Fri Dec 9 15:37:07 UTC 2005
On Ven 9 décembre 2005 16:18, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 08:43 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> and accepted
>> Linux standards (cache is no longer disposable)
> Case in point. Upstream repository completely goes away, or goes
> offline for a long period of time. I disable the repo in my configs,
> but from time to time I still need access to the rpms and info that is
> sitting in the cache dir. (do a cache only operation using this repo
> and others). I don't want yum removing this out from under me,
> especially if I have the repo disabled.
So you want a spool not a cache.
Any file in /var/cache can be nuked at any time, that's how /var/cache is
defined. I won't quote the FHS again, you can read it yourself.
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