[Yum] distroverpkg problem

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Dec 18 14:17:10 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-12-18 at 09:17, David Relson wrote:
> With yum-2.0.4 running on my Mandrake 9.2 system, in /etc/yum.conf I
> have:
>   distroverpkg=mandrake-release
> /etc/mandrake-release is:
>     Mandrake Linux release 9.2 (FiveStar) for i586
> When I run "yum list base", it has 9.2 for $releasever (correct) and
> i386 for $basearch (incorrect).  As a guess, it's a parsing problem, but
> I don't really know.  Is this my error or yours?

no it's not. i386 is the basearch from i586 - meaning ix86 systems:

if you want the  arch of your system then use $arch.

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