Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 136355
too many temp files
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:50:24 EST
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Description of problem:
Yum uses stores too many header files in /tmp
It makes trying to find a non-yum temp file more difficult than it
It would be nicer if yum created a directory under /tmp and stored the
$ ls -1 /tmp/*hdr|wc -l
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Steps to Reproduce:
It makes the .hdr files in cachedir/repoid/headers/
I'm not sure where or why you're getting them in /tmp
I've been told by people who know that you don't mean yum, you mean
Root cause - urlretrieve.
We probably want to honour --tmpdir rather than using urllib's temp
file creation. Maybe set tempfile.tempdir.
(fn, h) =
I have the same problem. Installed FC3 a few days ago, but already
hundreds of .hdr files in /tmp.
Seems fixed to me.