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Re: yum clean bug



Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 16:37 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> So you want a spool not a cache.
>> Any file in /var/cache can be nuked at any time, that's how /var/cache is
>> defined. I won't quote the FHS again, you can read it yourself.
> 
> No I don't want a spool.  This isn't spool files.  I want to decide when
> the cache gets nuked.

But you can't. When you write files in /var/cache, you're giving
explicit permission to their deletion without notice (by other
administrators, cron jobs, other processes, etc). So it's a bit
ridiculous to "protect" them from yum clean all afterwards.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot


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