mock deletes logs on successful package build?

Clark Williams williams at
Tue Dec 6 22:20:50 UTC 2011

On Tue, 6 Dec 2011 01:08:10 +0000
Jonathan Underwood <jonathan.underwood at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Weirdly I am seeing that mock (1.1.18 on a rhel 6 machine) is now
> deleting the logs if a package rebuilds successfully. The logs are not
> deleted if the package fails to complete building. I've looked at the
> man page and can't see any option to keep the logs. What am I missing?
> TIA,
> Jonathan
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I just build the hello SRPM with both mock-1.17 and mock-1.18. Both
times the {build,root,state}.log files were left in the result
directory (in my case /var/lib/mock/fedora-15-x86_64/result). 

What commandline are you using?

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