[Yum-devel] Re: multilib preference patch

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jan 29 22:13:02 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 17:01 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > How does this handle:
> > > 
> > > a) kernels, and other 'special' must-match-largest-bitwidth packages
> > 
> > kernels are handled as they are now, no change. 
> Is there any mechanism for other packages which may want to match
> the kernel (i.e., be the widest width supported)?

widest width?

if you type: yum install foo.i386, for example, it will dtrt. Is that
what you mean by a mechanism?

> It may be nice in the future to have something more than all or
> none, but that requires more sane package tagging.

and that involved a lot of work.

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