Bug 1066743 - [doc] `dnf clean` should function or warn when run as normal user
Summary: [doc] `dnf clean` should function or warn when run as normal user
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf   
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Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Assignee: Packaging Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2014-02-19 01:53 UTC by Pete Travis
Modified: 2014-02-26 13:53 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: dnf-0.4.15-1.fc20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-26 13:53:21 UTC
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Description Pete Travis 2014-02-19 01:53:10 UTC
Operations executing dnf as root do not appear to operate on the same cache/metadata as those executed as a regular user. for example:

$ dnf clean all
$ sudo dnf clean all
$ dnf check-update #metadata is refreshed
$ sudo dnf check-update #metadata is refreshed again

$ dnf --version
  Installed: dnf-0:0.4.14-99.487.20140218git441c092.fc20.noarch at 2014-02-19 01:16
  Built    :  at 2014-02-18 12:31

  Installed: rpm-0:4.11.2-1.fc20.x86_64 at 2014-02-18 02:49
  Built    : Fedora Project at 2014-02-13 08:41

Comment 1 Parag Nemade 2014-02-19 04:13:25 UTC
you should install dnf-plugins-core package that will install noroot plugin which will then check the root privileges.

Comment 2 Pete Travis 2014-02-19 07:15:02 UTC
Parag, your commend seems better suited for https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1066747 :)

Comment 3 Ales Kozumplik 2014-02-19 08:01:21 UTC
This works as expected but we didn't document it well. Upstream commit dfd08eb remedies this.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-02-24 18:57:52 UTC
dnf-0.4.15-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-02-26 13:53:21 UTC
dnf-0.4.15-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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