createrepo --update litters CWD with "garbageid" directory

seth vidal skvidal at
Tue Sep 13 15:12:14 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 10:08 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> I noticed this started in F15, but when I run "createrepo --update
> ..." it litters the current directory with a "garbageid" directory.
> I'm not sure if anything ever exists in it but after createrepo exits
> the directory is always empty for me.
> Is there a reason for this or is this a bug?

It _was_ a bug and it has been fixed upstream.

I'm planning on pushing out a new createrepo this week which closes a
number of these items.


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