F13/i686: yum update emptied /boot, /bin, /lib, etc.
jim at meyering.net
Mon Apr 26 20:59:11 UTC 2010
James Antill wrote:
> 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
>> which points me at weird plugin behavior.
> Jim, is it possible you were running with "LANG=C"?
Root's LANG setting was the relatively common default,
but it's overridden by my LC_ALL=C setting:
$ locale :
> If so I'm 99% sure I've found the bug:
> Langpacks goes on crack in LANG=C, for "removals" _and_ "updated",
> removing everything
Nice. Glad you found the cause/fix.
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