F13/i686: yum update emptied /boot, /bin, /lib, etc.

James Antill james at fedoraproject.org
Fri Apr 23 23:38:28 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 15:52 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Apr 2010, Jim Meyering wrote:
> > I've just realized that I had a list of all packages/versions
> > that were installed as of a few weeks ago (April 5).
> > In case it helps:
> >
> Yah - the history sqlite file you uploaded has all that info in there (in 
> a round about way) but the problem still is we don't know what 
> precipitated all the erasures.
> b/c those erasures  are JUST erasures, they aren't the cleanup step of an 
> update.
> which points me at weird plugin behavior.

 Jim, is it possible you were running with "LANG=C"?

 If so I'm 99% sure I've found the bug:

Langpacks goes on crack in LANG=C, for "removals" _and_ "updated",
removing everything

James Antill - james at fedoraproject.org

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