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Re: yum updates does not keep packages



On Sun, 2007-09-02 at 14:42 +0530, Vivek J. Patankar wrote:
> Mark Panen wrote:
> > Looking through the man page for yum it states that yum will keep the
> > updates packages till you delete them. But this is not happening to me
> > on Fedora 7.
> > 
> > Is there a switch to run "yum install" and keep the downloaded packages on disk.
> 
> Man yum.conf .  Look for 'keepcache'. The manual page says that 
> preserving the cache is default, but in the fedora provided yum.conf the 
> setting is effectively set to delete after successful installation.

Huh, glad you mentioned it as I read that bit about preserving the cache
as default and didn't both to check it. Thanx, Ric

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