PackageKit refresh(?) is wiping out local repositories and changing owner to root

Sandro Mani manisandro at
Sun Nov 30 13:40:07 UTC 2014

On 30.11.2014 14:24, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 30 November 2014 at 00:20, Sandro Mani <manisandro at> wrote:
>> Today it happened a handful of times that my local rpm repository got wiped
>> out (except for the repodata folder), and owner/group changed to root/root
>> (including the repodata folder).
> That sounds like a libhif bug. What are we supposed to do for file://
> repos? I think it's possibly metadata_expire=0 that's confusing
> things. Can someone file a bug against libhif please here:
Done [1]. Tried increasing metadata_expire, but didn't spot any difference.



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