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Re: Purpose of /var/lib/rpm/log/log.XXXX file



What version of 'rpm' are you using?  What's the output of 'rpm -q rpm'?

On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 11:17 AM, S Sai Krishna Prasad <saikripd gmail com>
wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> I would like to know what is the use of log.XXXX file that is present in
> the directory /var/lib/rpm/log/. I saw that when I rebuild the rpm database
> using the command "rpm --rebuilddb" a new file is created and the older one
> is removed but the size of the file remains the same. I would like to know
> why it is present, what it stores and is there any way we can reduce the
> size of the file to like 1MB. Currently the size of the file is exactly
> 10MB.
>
> Regards and Thanks in Advance,
> Sai Krishna
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