DNF: why does it refresh metadata all the time

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jun 19 20:35:41 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 01:47:27PM -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> In testing dnf on rawhide I nearly always do "dnf clean metadata && dnf
> update" purely because I found most of the time dnfs metadata was out of
> date. To me dnf fetching the metadata behind the scenes just doesn't work
> right. But I'm not sure that me or rawhide fits into the experience dnf is
> trying to give.

Just FYI: `dnf --refresh update`. Save you a little bit of typing. :)

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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