[Yum] --installroot question

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Nov 17 15:38:11 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 03:09, Andrew Schwerin wrote:
> I have tried this again on a new directory.  Indeed, the var/lib/rpm 
> directory is created and populated, but yum when executing creates 
> files __db.00{1,2,3} and Packages in the --installroot directory, and 
> appears to update those files and not the corresponding ones in 
> var/lib/rpm.  I suspect this behavior comes from the __init__ method of 
> class Rpm_Ts_Work in rpmUtil.py, but I don't have much understanding of 
> the python rpm libraries.

Someone else noticed this too, and it seems like it is rpm that is
locking the primary /var/lib/rpm as well.


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