[Yum] problem with installing RPMs for x86_586 arch

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Wed Nov 22 15:02:11 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 13:24 +0100, Jeroen Janssen wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to install some RPMs that have the x86_586 arch (these are
> from MontaVista Linux). Note, as far as I can see the x86_586 arch is
> something 'non-standard'?
> However, whatever I try, it seems yum cannot install these RPMs and
> they are not found using a 'search'.
> I can manually install these RPMs by using
> TransactionSet.setProbFilter(rpm.RPMPROB_FILTER_IGNOREARCH) from the
> rpm.TransactionSet python binding.
> Any idea how I would get yum to see and install these RPMs?

 in yum/rpmUtils/arch.py

look at the arch lists - your arch needs to be in there.


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