gross DNF bandwidth inefficiency if filesystem space limited

Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek zbyszek at
Fri Jul 31 03:47:57 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 02:56:48AM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Radek Holy wrote:
> > Known, Should be
> > fixed in dnf-1.0.2.
> I still don't understand why we don't just enable keepcache by default. Even 
> after a successful update/install, deleting the cached packages is a major 
> data loss because it prevents downgrading to them later, after a broken new 
> update comes out (which also removes the previous update from the mirrors).

Most people don't downgrade or do it very rarely? It can be
said that downgrading is an advanced operation, and you can
set keepcache=1 if you need it.


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