[Yum-devel] multilib preference patch
ffesti at redhat.com
Wed Jan 30 10:32:11 UTC 2008
Terje Røsten wrote:
>> With the help of Tim and James A. I have a patch which lets the user
>> select what will happen when they are on a multilib arch and they do an:
>> install foo or install foo* as to which archs it will install by
>> the config parameter is multilib_policy and it's options are best and
> I want some more options :-)
> Consider this:
> foo-1.0-1.x86_64 installed, a update is coming in: foo-2.0-1.
> However it's _only_ available as foo.i386.
> What should yum do?
> Keep foo.x86_64 or upgrade to the foo.i386 package (and add lots of i386
See yum/test/simpleupdatetests.py for what yum currently does. Although I
think the current behavior is quite sane feel free to point out what
situations should be handled differently.
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