Bug 1120193 - "yum -C install pkg" exits with error!
Summary: "yum -C install pkg" exits with error!
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Packaging Maintenance Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-16 11:29 UTC by Hedayat Vatankhah
Modified: 2015-06-29 21:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 21:37:04 UTC

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Description Hedayat Vatankhah 2014-07-16 11:29:42 UTC
Description of problem:
There are many times that I want to install a package and I don't mind if it is not the latest version available in the repos. So, I run:
yum -C install SOME_PKG

AFAIK, it is supposed to download the packages even when "-C" is given (and it worked at some point in time! and works with dnf). But it exits with an error:

Error downloading packages:
  unison240-gtk-2.40.102-5.fc20.x86_64: Caching enabled but no local cache of /var/cache/yum/x86_64/20/fedora/packages/unison240-gtk-2.40.102-5.fc20.x86_64.rpm from fedora/20/x86_64
  unison240-2.40.102-5.fc20.x86_64: Caching enabled but no local cache of /var/cache/yum/x86_64/20/fedora/packages/unison240-2.40.102-5.fc20.x86_64.rpm from fedora/20/x86_64

(Surprisingly (probably a separate bug), it even doesn't work if the packages are being installed from a local (file:///) repository).

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