DNF: why does it refresh metadata all the time

Petr Viktorin pviktori at redhat.com
Thu Jun 19 17:59:29 UTC 2014

On 06/19/2014 07:14 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> why does DNF refresh metadata in background?

To quote Aleš Kozumplík from [a previous mail]:
| majority of people appreciates having the metadata handy and only a 
minority worries about the traffic.

[a previous mail] 

> that has no benefit,


> increases network traffic

True (in some scenarios).

> and finally leads to more likely outdated metadata in case
> you type "dnf upgrade" *when* you want to apply updates


> the "failed to load plugin copr" is also just a bug

In that case please file it here: 


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