[Yum-devel] multilib preference patch
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 30 14:14:31 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 11:18 +0100, 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
> > default.
> > the config parameter is multilib_policy and it's options are best and
> > all.
> 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?
Get another distribution is what you should do.
if any distro you use changes binary-lib-type on an update you need to
hit someone in the head with something heavy.
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