[Yum] yum and multi architectures ???

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Feb 18 21:26:51 UTC 2003


On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 16:10, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Eddie Bindt wrote:
> 
> > i tried 0.9.3 and it crashed on not knowing "s390" as arch 
> > 
> > in archwork.py 
> > 
> > def availablearchs(hinevral, name):
> >     archdict = {}
> >     archdict['i386']=['i386','i486','i586','i686','athlon','noarch']
> >     archdict['alpha']=['alpha','alphaev6','noarch']
> >     archdict['sparc']=['sparc','sparc64','noarch']
> >     archdict['ppc']=['ppc','noarch']
> >     archdict['ia64']=['ia64','noarch']
> >     myarch=getArch()
> >     archlist = []
> > 
> > there is no "s390"
> > 
> > is this the only place to add it ?
> 
> it would seem more effective to use some variant on:
> 
>    grep ^arch_compa /usr/lib/rpm/rpmrc
> 
> inside a loop construct to build this list.  That way, as the 
> future unfolds, updates will 'just happen' automatically.

It might be the only way to do it.

But I loathe having to find this file, especially if it's not installed
in /usr/lib/rpm/

hmm. I guess it's something I might consider passing to autoconf
(speaking of loathing) :)

-sv


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