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Re: yum doesn't like installonly_limit=1?

On 12/10/09, James Antill <james fedoraproject org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-12-10 at 18:00 +0530, Rajeesh K Nambiar wrote:
>> I changed the "installonly_limit" to "1" from the default value "3" in
>> /etc/yum.conf, and yum blows up.
>> # yum search boinc
>> Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
>> Options Error: Error parsing '1': out of range integer value
>  This is an error message, not what I'd usually term "blows up".

I mean - can't install anything, can't search a package. It took me a
while to realize that the change made to the config file caused it as
I tried to use yum again after couple of days.

>> PackageKit gave me a better traceback:
>  This is just more text to say the same thing, 1 is an invalid argument.
>> I changed the value to 0, 2, 3 etc, all of them resulting in a working
>> yum environment. Is it a known issue, or worth filing a bug?
>> Yum version is yum-3.2.25-1.fc12.noarch
>  Maybe3 a better question is:
>  What do you want to achieve by setting this value to 1?

Ah, I realize that it would have the same effect as installonly_limit=0 ?

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