Our latest project at work requires a large number of slightly different software stacks to deploy within our cloud infrastructure. With modern hardware, I can test this deployment on a laptop. The problem I keep encountering is that our deployment system seems to secretly cache some of my files and settings and not clear them, even when I repeatedly issue the command to do so. I have resorted to repeatedly using the find command so that I can blow away the offending files. What I have found is that the system caches data in many places—not in one single, easy-to-find place—so I have started a list. All of which brings me to my question: Who writes this stuff?!
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