yum very slow

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at gmail.com
Thu May 12 19:50:07 UTC 2005

On 5/12/05, Richard Hally <rhally at mindspring.com> wrote:
> after removing primary.xml.gz, primary.xml.gz.sqlite and repomd.xml from
> /var/cache/yum/development the problem has been solved. It looks like
> the new  primary.xml.gz.sqlite file that was created is substantially
> small (6.6mb vs 7.2mb) while the other recreated files are exactly the
> same size.

Ah, man .... you didn't keep the old version of that
primary.xml.gz.sqlite file did you?
Now that you have narrowed down the problem.. it would have been
interesting to poke at that file to see what was going wrong.


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