Bug 836917 - createrepo --update leaves behind some old repodata files
Summary: createrepo --update leaves behind some old repodata files
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: createrepo
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Fedora Packaging Toolset Team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-07-02 07:42 UTC by Tomas Mlcoch
Modified: 2015-02-17 14:19 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-02-17 14:19:22 UTC

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Description Tomas Mlcoch 2012-07-02 07:42:22 UTC
Description of problem:
createrepo --update leaves behind some old repodata files when original repo was created with --simple-md-filenames option.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. createrepo --simple-md-filenames .
2. createrepo --update .
Actual results:
repodata directory contains:

Expected results:
repodata directory contains:

Comment 1 Zdeněk Pavlas 2012-07-09 15:28:10 UTC
Keeping the other.sqlite.bz2 file is a result of a typo, but *.xml.gz are probably kept on purpose.  Triggered by:

commit 180e3042bf7337edba2b80dd867f3f7953622725
Author: Seth Vidal <skvidal@fedoraproject.org>
Date:   Wed Jul 27 18:05:17 2011 -0400

    add retain_old_md config value and --retain-old-md cli option.

Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 16:50:50 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

(As we did not run this process for some time, it could affect also pre-Fedora 19 development
cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2015-01-09 17:13:48 UTC
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