[Yum] Yum on x86_64 help

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Dec 3 21:03:29 UTC 2003

On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 12:51:02PM -0800, Jeff Putsch alleged:
> Following up on Garrick's very helpful pointers, I'm concluding:
>  1 RHEL on AMD64 is currently not automatically maintainable due to
>    packages shipping with conflicting contents for both 64bit and 32bit
>    versions.
>  2 I will need to build my own 'distribution', making compatibility 
> versions
>    of packages like glibc that do not have the conflicts.
>  3 Since I'm rebuilding anyways, I can name the packages as I see fit 
> and
>    therefore YUM, as it exists now, will work just fine.

I was planning on posting all my modified spec files when I'm done, but
if you want them now, just ask.

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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