[CentOS] yum clean all - adverse effects?
timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Wed Nov 4 09:00:52 UTC 2009
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thus Jussi Hirvi spake:
| Are there any adverse effects to "yum clean all"? Does the system
| lose its memory of what is installed/updated?
| Regards, Jussi H.
from the manpage:
Is used to clean up various things which accumulate in the yum
~ cache directory over time. More complete details can be found
~ in the Clean Options section below.
In this section:
yum clean all
Runs yum clean packages and yum clean headers, yum clean meta-
~ data and yum clean dbcache as above.
It's all about *caching*. No information about installed packages will
Really important information is stored in /var/lib/rpm/.
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