[Yum] How to delete old yumdb entries?

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plcomputers.net
Wed Sep 14 22:16:50 UTC 2011

Време: 09/14/2011 11:41 PM, Mike Fleetwood пише:
> Hi,
> I always upgrade my Fedora OS and this seems to have lead to a lot of
> old entries in my yumdb for old packages from previous versions of
> Fedora, which take quite a bit of space.  Is there anything special I
> need to do to delete them or do I just use rm?
> Commands below suggest at about 3/4 of the entries are for old
> packages from previous versions of Fedora.
> Thanks,
> Mike
Be aware that higher/newer versions of Fedora (and RHEL/CentOS/SL) have 
used packages from older versions for newer versions. For example, in 
Fedora 15 repo there are > several packages with .f12.

Ljubomir Ljubojevic

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