[Yum] yum and custom arch types.

James Antill james-yum at and.org
Sat Aug 28 15:16:06 UTC 2010

Matthew Sellers <matt at indigo.nu> writes:

> So my quick questions:
>  I can get this to work by hacking rpmUtils/arch.py and adding:
> "x86_64": "core2",   # arches dict() in arch.py
> but this does not seem like the right way :-)

 I'm 99% sure you want to do:

 "core2" : "x86_64"

...as the left side is the "parent", ie. core2 can do everything that
x86_64 can do ... but not necessarily the other way around.

>    Can anybody comment on
> the procedure to get foreign "new" architectures fully recognized by
> yum?

 It happens so infrequently that the process is very much, change
arch.py until it works :).

James Antill -- james at fedoraproject.org

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