DNF: why does it refresh metadata all the time

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Jun 20 11:15:41 UTC 2014

Am 20.06.2014 13:13, schrieb drago01:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 12:19 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>> your whole machine has no idea about your WAN connection
> As he said there is a NM API but it is indeed somehow limited as the
> example you mentioned shows also it (currently) won't work for a
> simpler case ... tethered Android Phone over USB (because it looks
> like USB Ethernet).
> But that does not mean that we should not try to limit the impact if
> we want to do the background download stuff (perfect is not the enemy
> of good)

one could simple disable such things as preload-metadata and spend
the time for it in more useful work and bugfixing

if you don't produce by the user unasked impact you don't need
to spend your time find out how limt that impact

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