[Mageia-dev] ANN: Upgrading from Mageia 2 via urpmi

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Dec 12 10:24:10 CET 2012

'Twas brillig, and AL13N at 11/12/12 19:56 did gyre and gimble:
> Op dinsdag 11 december 2012 20:27:23 schreef Remy CLOUARD:
> [...]
>>> I presume your setup is such that /var is indeed on a separate partition?
>> Yeah, I don’t see the point of having a separate usr so that one went
>> smoothly. However, having a separate /var is useful even on a desktop
>> for me, because of /var/cache/urpmi (I had aptitude fill my / on a
>> safe-upgrade that ended up not being that safe once so I kinda became
>> paranoid :p)
> [...]
> this reminds me... what should we do with /var/cache ?
> /var/cache/urpmi-proxy could potentially take quite some space...
> how should i handle that?

What do you mean specifically? We don't touch /var/cache with the
usrmove, only /var/run and /var/lock.

Personally, most of my free space is on /home so my urpmi-proxy is
configured to use /home/urpmi-proxy/ instead...



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