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Re: yum clean bug



On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 23:19 +0100, Thomas M Steenholdt wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > 
> > why on earth do you think yum should do what it's been told NOT to do?
> > 
> > -sv
> 
> the clean functions, to me, represents a way to make yum clean out it's 
> stored data - it really has nothing to do with whether or not a repo is 
> enabled, because the clean commands has nothing to do with repo 
> intervention as such. just cleans out the cache.

But how can I really be sure that ALL the data in that dir is
disposable, especially if the user has disabled the repo in question in
their config.

I err on the side of protecting data. If yum is not told to remove it,
then it won't remove it.



> A slightly different take is this - why do we want to waste space on 
> cache for a repo that is disabled?

b/c the user didn't tell us to act on that repo.

That's why.

-sv



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