Why DNF is not obeying "max_parallel_downloads" from config file?

Chitholian asked:

My DNF config file:

# exclude=kernel*

But DNF 4.2.8-2.fc30 in Fedora 30 always uses 3 parallel downloads instead of 8.

My answer:

As far as I can tell, this option max_parallel_downloads has not actually been implemented. I grepped through the installed Python source on my Fedora 30 laptop, and then searched the project’s github repo, and found only the references in the documentation.

I would recommend filing a bug report.

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