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Re: Yum bug?

On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 16:26 +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-12-05 at 17:00 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> >> On 12/5/05, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn <d jacobfeuerborn conversis de> wrote:
> >>> Not sure if I should file a bug or if I'm doing something wrong on my end?
> >> bug already reported to the lists repeatedly, and reported in bugzilla
> >> and  the fix should be in rawhide "soon" since the fc4 test update
> >> that fixes this already exists.
> >>
> >> work-around for now  remove all the files named "cachecookie"  in your
> >> /var/cache/yum tree
> >> or wait 8 hours for the cookies to expire.
> > 
> > jef,
> > 
> > I know you're trying to help (and your help is appreciated), but at this
> > point, it's probably better to just respond to these messages with
> > 'solution already discussed' and 'search the archives'.
> > 
> > This forces the individual asking the question to learn how to search
> > the archives, rather than just asking.
> > 
> > Personally, I'm sick of the number of times this question has been
> > asked.  Seriously fed up.  I'm a patient person, and I don't mind a
> > little repetition, but in this case the solution exists in a number of
> > emails both on test-list and devel-list and the problem is related to
> > the basic update mechanism for fedora - yum, so in my opinion, this is
> > something that everyone on the list should just read.  Yum is (like it
> > or not) core funcationality for fedora, so if you're not paying
> > attention to what's happening to yum, or kernels, or the likes then you
> > don't get to ask the same question for the 20th time.
> > 
> > Sorry if this is a little harsh, but we're about to get back into test
> > releases which means having people ask the same questions over and over
> > and over (etc) because it's easier than actually reading the list they
> > are subscribed to, or searching the archives.
> > 
> > 
> > R.
> > 
> Look, I searched on both bugzilla and in the devel archives. I failed to 
> see the bug in bugzilla, my bad, I'm an idiot. However I do read the devel 
> list daily and cannot remember reading anything about this problem. 
> Searching for "repomd.xml" lists exactly two mails as of now, my own and 
> one reply. Searching for "cachecookie" (once you actually now this has 
> something to do with "cachecookie") lists three mails, two replies to this 
> thread and the latest rawhide report showing that this was fixed.
> I tried to find, failed, and will now accept my shame and commit seppuku.
> Having said that I think on a public mailing-list you will simply have to 
> live with the imperfection of human beeings. I promise I'll search more 
> thoroughly the next time but even then I cannot provide you with a 
> guarantee that I will always be successfull. While I see that this kind of 
> stuff can be annoying I cannot understand why someone can get so wound up 
> about it. It was just a mail.
> Sorry,
>    Dennis

Mea Culpa.  I was having a bad day yesterday and I just flipped a

I'm usually more patient.


"It's a fine line between denial and faith.
 It's much better on my side"

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