On Sun, 2006-06-25 at 11:55 -0400, Richard Hally wrote:
Florian La Roche wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 08:15:02AM -0700, darrell pfeifer wrote:
>> I'm updating a rawhide system that hasn't seen an update
>> in about a month. The yum update managed to download 750 meg
>> of rpms but didn't have enough disk space to install them.
>> I ran update on gnome, then kde. Yum used the cached
>> files. I decided to update yum itself. On the next update
>> yum rebuilt the sqlite cache. Subsequent yum updates are
>> now downloading the rpm's again, ignoring about 500 meg
>> of files sitting in /var/cache/yum.
>> Is this a bug or expected behaviour?
> New expected behaviour. To get the old default behaviour,
> you can set "metadata_expire=0" in the main or per-repo
> Florian La Roche
Huh? Re-download RPMs it already has in it's cache, why would it be
designed to do that?
Are you sure it retains the packages? If it does have it in
redownloading would of course be a bug but the default behavior doesnt
retain it anymore.