Alec Leamas leamas.alec at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 23:52:26 UTC 2014

Yes, sorry, forget what I wrote. I messed up mock with yum, that's why.
It's too late for me to chime in here. Sorry for the noise.

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:49 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>wrote:

> Am 13.01.2014 00:43, schrieb Alec Leamas:
> > First of all, this is not, and have never been a question of disabled
> repos. Or should not have. "yum clean all"
> > refers to cleaning all metadata, not all repos. It only operates on one
> single repo, be it implicit (the default
> > link) or an explicit -r option.
> >
> > This is what confuses. I know:  been there done that... Even though the
> documents are clear, the behaviour does
> > indeed cause confusion for some reason even though it's well-defined.
> >
> > Of course, changing semantics for yum is a bad idea, agreed. I did not
> have anything like that in mind. At most,
> > some info on what buildroot which is used in the output, or similar
> measures.
> >
> > For dnf, I guess one could possibly think somewhat more free.
> Personally, I tend to think that it's the implicit
> > buildroot which causes much of this trouble.
> >
> > What happens if we get rid of the implcit buildroot, forcing us to
> specify it every time? With 'default' as a legal
> > option? Personally, I tend to think this might make things a little
> clearer.
> *what* is a "buildroot" in case of YUM/DNF?
> in any case nothing relevant for a user and said that i use Fedora and YUM
> for
> many years, the only conetxt of "buildroot" for me is rpmbuild and that
> has no
> context to YUM/DNF at all
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