[Yum] i586 packages on an x86_64 machine

Lars Damerow lars at pixar.com
Thu Jun 10 16:35:25 UTC 2004


Jason's right--if I install the package directly with RPM, it works as
expected.

cheers,
lars

>From seth vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu>, Thu, Jun 10, 2004 at 01:08:09AM -0400:
> On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 18:26 -0700, Lars Damerow wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > I'm using yum to update an x86_64 machine, and one of the repositories it's
> > using is shared with some i686 machines. I'm trying to get yum to install Sun's
> > j2sdk package, built for the i586, and yum installs it correctly on the i686
> > machines.
> > 
> > On the x86_64 machine, though, yum acts like the j2sdk package isn't there. I
> > assume that's because it's an i586 package and yum thinks it isn't compatible.
> 
> maybe I'm crazy but is an i586 package ACTUALLY compatible with an
> x86_64?
> 
> -sv
> 
> 
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