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Re: [opensuse] How to clean up /var/cache/zypper/RPMS ?
  • From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 18:41:12 -0600
  • Message-id: <49766F28.9010905@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
Basil Chupin schreef:

Are you sure that you are talking about /var/cache/ZYPPER and not ZYPP
because I do not have a cache called zypper on my system.


Yes I am quite sure!

amedee@saruman { ~ }$ ls -al /var/cache/zypper/RPMS/
totaal 582824
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 jan 18 15:45 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 dec 23 18:43 ..
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1035615 dec 25 13:12
magicolor2430DL-1.5.0-1.i386.rpm
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 31131299 dec 24 02:17
VirtualBox-2.1.0_41146_openSUSE111-1.i586.rpm
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 564034376 dec 26 11:32
VMware-server-2.0.0-122956.i386.rpm

I already rm'd a few files in that directory, there used to be a few
more. I just hope I didn't break anything.


Amedee,

Do you have the -k (keep packages) option enabled on your repos?

18:40 ecstasy:~> cat /etc/zypp/repos.d/games.repo
[games]
name=games
baseurl=http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_11.0/
type=rpm-md
enabled=1
autorefresh=1
gpgcheck=1
keeppackages=1
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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