[Yum] yum and multi architectures ???

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Apr 29 05:23:41 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 15:01, Eddie Bindt wrote:
> On 18 Feb 2003, seth vidal wrote:
> > So I was just looking at the client side to make sure this is
> > possible/makes sense.
> > 
> > It does. However, You're going to download a lot of headers that will
> > have little or no use to your arch b/c they won't work.
> > 
> > I'll have to look at it some more but there is no reason why you need to
> > download all those headers. I could simply do a list of archs and say
> > "if it ain't one of these, toss it out and don't bother downloading it"
> > 
> > it's all one relatively simple function that does this.
> Yeah, that would be a nice feature, let "yum update" only download the 
> headers for its own architecture ...
> For now, I will test it as it is :-)

despite the long delay - this is in the daily released yesterday. It is
also in 1.96 and above for the rpm 4.2 branch.


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