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Re: yum clean bug



On Friday 09 December 2005 11:54, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 11:46 -0500, Gene C. wrote:
> > One question, would
> >     yum  --enablerepo='*' clean all
> > clean up everything?
>
> Only if the repo is still listed, and hasn't changed names.  Yum uses
> repo information to figure out which directory in /var/cache/yum/ to
> nuke.  Remove the repo file, can't use yum to clear the cache.  Repo
> renames?  Can't use yum to clear the cache.  These tasks are beyond the
> acceptable 'guess' range of yum, and should be handled by a human.

Agree!
-- 
Gene


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