Feature or bug? (strange?) yum behaviour
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Apr 1 20:22:16 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 15:15 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > The main reason would be that for most of the commands, yum decides for
> > itself each time whether or not it will spend several minutes chatting
> > with repositories and mucking around the rpm database before getting
> > back to the human that may have not typed the right question the first
> > time.
> > yum -C list installed gimp
> It still wastes a lot of time, although I'm looking at fc6 - maybe it is
> better on newer versions:
> # time rpm -q gimp
> real 0m0.129s
> [root at moola ~]# time yum -C list installed gimp
> Loading "downloadonly" plugin
> Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> Installed Packages
> gimp.i386 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 installed
> real 0m3.566s
> And it gets worse on machines with more repos installed.
yum latest on fc6 is over 15 releases of yum ago.
And that's been over a year.
Please don't make comments about things from that long ago.
More information about the devel