Bug 864863

Summary: $basearch and $releasever not working in cachedir
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: Levente Farkas <lfarkas>
Component: yumAssignee: James Antill <james.antill>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team <qe-baseos-security>
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Description Levente Farkas 2012-10-10 06:12:11 EDT
if i like to setup yum case in the same way as in rhel6 ie:
cachedir=/var/cache/yum/$basearch/$releasever
then it's not working ie. the directory will be called as 
/var/cache/yum/$basearch/$releasever
in stead of 
/var/cache/yum/5/i386
Comment 1 James Antill 2012-10-11 16:10:29 EDT
 Yeh, the RHEL-5 version of yum doesn't interpret the cachedir config. option. It's unlikely to be added as an RFE to RHEL-5 at this point, without a strong reason behind it.
Comment 2 Levente Farkas 2012-10-12 02:13:29 EDT
but it understand it in all other option except this one and also the man page said it should have to be....