[Yum-devel] new simple "protectyum" plugin

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu Jun 14 02:41:40 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 07:54:44PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> But, here's the gotcha -- something weird happens on x86_64 -- something I
> didn't expect. It works perfectly fine on my CentOS 5 test system, but the
> gotcha happens on my Fedora Rawhide machine. Removing 'basesystem' *doesn't*
> fail, because for some reason, yum only tries to remove the ix86
> dependencies, even though
>   $ rpm -q --whatrequires basesystem --qf '%{name}-%{version}.%{arch}\n'
>   glibc-2.6.x86_64
>   glibc-2.6.i686
> Any idea what's going on there?

I thought this might be a side-effect of exactarch=1, but setting that to 0
makes no difference. Is this a known bug?

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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