[Yum] yum and multi architectures ???

Eddie Bindt eddieb at xs4all.nl
Tue Feb 18 20:01:10 UTC 2003


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 :-)

Eddie

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