yum clean as $USER ?

Aioanei Rares schaiba at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 00:30:18 UTC 2009

On 11/23/2009 02:28 AM, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Nov 2009, Aioanei Rares wrote:
>> Perhapin the light of the recent thread regarding users' permissions 
>> to install packages, I have a quick question : in Rawhide I typed 
>> accidentally (eg without leading sudo) the command 'yum clean all' as 
>> a simple user, and it worked. Is this intended, am I overlooking 
>> something, or...?
> that cleans out the local user cache for yum.
> yum in about 3.2.23 started making a user cache in 
> /var/tmp/yum-$username-randomchars and using that for when a user 
> wished to search/list/etc transactions.
> so now yum clean all, invoked as a user, cleans out that cache.
> -sv
Thanks, Seth, and sorry for the typo. :-)

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