DNF: why does it refresh metadata all the time

Heiko Adams ml at fedora-blog.de
Thu Jun 19 21:24:53 UTC 2014


> alias Update='sudo dnf --refresh update'

to your .bashrc will safe you that bit of typing every time you want to
do an update ;)

Heiko Adams

Am Donnerstag, den 19.06.2014, 16:35 -0400 schrieb Matthew Miller:
> 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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