[Yum-devel] Re: multilib preference patch

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jan 29 22:23:26 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 17:16 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> seth vidal (skvidal at fedoraproject.org) said: 
> > > 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?
> I mean, on sparc64 or ppc64, you may likely want gdb.64 by default, as
> you want to be able to debug both types of binaries.

Josh Boyer said he'd take a look at testing it since I have no way of
testing this at all. :)


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