Bug 1083767 - dnf documents cached packages in a way which does not agree with reality
dnf documents cached packages in a way which does not agree with reality
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ales Kozumplik
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Reported: 2014-04-02 18:35 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2014-09-30 19:42 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20
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Last Closed: 2014-05-31 19:59:21 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2014-04-02 18:35:23 EDT
Description of problem:

'man dnf' claims this:


       dnf clean packages
              Removes any cached packages from the system.  Note that packages
              are not automatically deleted after they are downloaded.

Actually packages ARE automatically deleted once they got installed. Comments in bug 1046244 claim that now there is available a configuration option 'keepcache' which may cause a documented behaviour.  The trouble is that outside those comments, and dnf sources I imagine, one cannot find this option mentioned anywhere.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
dnf-0.4.19-1.fc21
Comment 1 Ales Kozumplik 2014-04-03 02:43:44 EDT
(In reply to Michal Jaegermann from comment #0)
> that outside those comments, and dnf sources I imagine, one cannot find this
> option mentioned anywhere.

see here:

http://akozumpl.github.io/dnf/conf_ref.html#main-options

or 'man dnf.conf'.
Comment 2 Ales Kozumplik 2014-04-03 02:44:59 EDT
Documentation of 'clean packages' fixed in 25d4c1c.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-05-02 04:32:53 EDT
dnf-0.5.1-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/dnf-0.5.1-1.fc20
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-05-02 17:05:25 EDT
Package dnf-0.5.1-1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.14-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing dnf-0.5.1-1.fc20 hawkey-0.4.14-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2014-5937/hawkey-0.4.14-1.fc20,dnf-0.5.1-1.fc20
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-05-28 08:10:45 EDT
dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20, libsolv-0.6.1-1.git6d968f1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.16-1.fc20, dnf-0.5.2-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libsolv-0.6.1-1.git6d968f1.fc20,hawkey-0.4.16-1.fc20,dnf-0.5.2-1.fc20,dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-05-28 19:50:42 EDT
Package dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20, libsolv-0.6.1-1.git6d968f1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.16-1.fc20, dnf-0.5.2-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20 libsolv-0.6.1-1.git6d968f1.fc20 hawkey-0.4.16-1.fc20 dnf-0.5.2-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2014-6789/libsolv-0.6.1-1.git6d968f1.fc20,hawkey-0.4.16-1.fc20,dnf-0.5.2-1.fc20,dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-05-31 19:59:21 EDT
dnf-plugins-core-0.0.8-2.fc20, libsolv-0.6.1-1.git6d968f1.fc20, hawkey-0.4.16-1.fc20, dnf-0.5.2-1.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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