[arch-general] Pacman cache directory
arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 18:46:34 UTC 2016
On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 6:17 PM, Alex Theotokatos via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 08/17/2016 02:32 PM, arnaud gaboury via arch-general wrote:
>>> From /etc/pacman.conf:
>> CacheDir = /drawer/system/pacman/cache/pacman/pkg/
> Where did you found this line?
It is my configuration to place the cache directory where I think it
is best for my machine. Is it forbidden ?
> It should be
> CacheDir = /var/cache/pacman/pkg/
The default is CacheDir = /var/cache/pacman/pkg/, that's different
>> This is a convenient place to me as my root system is a not too large
>> SSD. When doing some cleaning on my machines, I found this:
>> $ ls -al /drawer/system
>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 gabx users 34 Aug 12 21:10 pacman ->
>> Pacman is working like a charm, but I would like to understand why abd
>> by what the pacman directory is a symlink to a volatile dir?
>> Thank you for any hints on how investigate.
> If you have no free space, use
> pacman -Sc
> to clean the old versions or change it on another partition with enough disk
> What is abd?
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