Bug 1552576 - repolist and info use expired cache
Summary: repolist and info use expired cache
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf   
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Version: rawhide
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Assignee: Jaroslav Mracek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Keywords: Triaged
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Reported: 2018-03-07 11:25 UTC by Eva Mrakova
Modified: 2018-06-28 08:22 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-06-28 08:22:46 UTC
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Description Eva Mrakova 2018-03-07 11:25:04 UTC
Description of problem:
when dnf cache is marked as expired via 'dnf clean expire-cache',
'dnf repolist' and 'dnf info' still use the expired cache (without any warning).

* yum behaviour in the same situation is different, after 
  'yum clean expire-cache' yum repolist and info subcommands refresh 
  the yum cache
* 'dnf repoquery' refreshes the dnf cache when it is marked as expired 

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a repo
2. run 
   # dnf makecache
   # dnf repolist
3. change the repo content (e.g. remove a .rpm from it and run createrepo_c --update <repodir>)
4. run
   # dnf clean expire-cache
   # dnf repolist

(the same steps for 'dnf info <the-removed-package>') 

Actual results:
output of 'dnf repolist' is the same for steps 2. and 4.
(for step 4. it is not up-to-date)

Expected results:
expired cache is not used or at least a warning is printed

Comment 1 Jaroslav Mracek 2018-03-21 14:56:34 UTC
I created a patch that should solve the issue (https://github.com/rpm-software-management/dnf/pull/1040).

Comment 2 Eva Mrakova 2018-04-09 10:58:20 UTC
Thanks for the patch.
Now it seems that 'dnf repolist' reflects expire-cache, however,
'dnf info' still uses expired cache. Is this behaviour intended?

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Comment 4 Jaroslav Mracek 2018-05-09 07:13:34 UTC
To Comment 2, I think the behavior is intended.

Comment 5 Jaroslav Mracek 2018-06-28 08:22:46 UTC
The issue is solved by dnf-3.0.1-1 that was released into rawhide.

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