Bug 106903 - yum's cache is not ever deleted
yum's cache is not ever deleted
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2003-10-13 04:59 EDT by Sarantis Paskalis
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-13 11:53:25 EDT
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Description Sarantis Paskalis 2003-10-13 04:59:53 EDT
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Description of problem:
yum does not ever delete its cache, unless explicitly told so with
'yum clean packages' and 'yum clean oldheaders'

I had a smallish /var partition (~1 GB) that was always empty.  Within two weeks
of yum installation and rawhide updates, it filled up to the point that yum
updates failed.  I searched and found multiple rpms filling up the space.  Many
of them were of the same package, different version.

I propose to add a cron.daily or cron.weekly script (or add some functionality
into the existing) to delete the unnecessary packages and headers.  I

It should include:

yum clean packages
yum clean oldheaders




Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-2.0.3-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.let yum update nightly
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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-10-13 11:53:25 EDT
This is a yum feature request, will do what yum upstream does.

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