[Yum] [PATCH 2 of 4] explicit metadata cache dirs

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Wed May 30 21:41:43 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 19:04 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> This patch adds a new --cachedir command line argument allowing the user
> to specify an explicit directory where metadata will be cached. The current
> code forces unprivileged users to use a cache in /var/tmp/yum-XXXXX which
> is preserved across runs. Unfortunately this fails if running reposync
> with many different yum configs with same repository names, but different
> architectures. eg, if syncing Fedora 'development' repo on i386, and then
> rerun with --arch x86_64 to sync the x86_64 'development' repo it will
> mistakenly use the cache of the i386 metadata. Defining an explicit
> cache directory with --cachedir avoids this problem

also looks good. Thank you.


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