[Yum] Yum exactarch flag not working right
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Nov 18 02:05:38 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 18:35 -0700, Mark Lane wrote:
> On November 17, 2004 05:37 pm, seth vidal <skvidal at phy.duke.edu> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-11-17 at 14:53 -0700, Mark Lane wrote:
> > > I noticed a problem installing thunderbird onto my system today using yum
> > > install. It wanted to install both the i386 and x86_64 packages instead
> > > of just the x86_64 package. That makes no sense whatsoever.
> > Invert it. yum remove thunderbird
> > wouldn't you expect it to remove both?
> > yum install tries to be intelligent:
> > - it installs the highest version available
> > - it installs the best arch w/i the biarch list available
> That's not what it did. It tried to install both not just the best arch.
you'll note I said w/i the biarch list.
x86_64: x86_64, ia32e, noarch
i386: i686, i586, i486, i386, noarch
each one of those is a biarch list in terms of how yum is searching
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