[CentOS-devel] updated yum packages are now available in c5-testing
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Tue Dec 16 18:56:05 UTC 2008
Karanbir Singh wrote:
> keepcache is now turned on, how does this impact everyone's yum setups ?
James quite rightly pointed out that few people ever run 'yum clean'. So
given that CentOS installs can be around for years and years, perhaps a
default policy of keepcache=1 might not be a good idea.
Most people who use this, tend to do so when they need to setup a sort
of local shared-cache between multiple machines - and there are a few
optoins on the horizon that address that usecase in a much better way.
However, if someone wants to take on a bit of coding and propose a patch
where keepcache goes from either being On or OFf to become
keepcache=<num of days>; that would be quite nice too.
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