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Re: Dependencies a little excessive?



On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 20:53 +0200, Matthias Saou wrote:
> Matthew Miller wrote :
> 
> > On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 02:12:05PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > > > > yum install libgnome\*
> > > > > and guesses if the user meant: install libgnome*.x86_64 or
> > > > >                                install libgnome.*(all archs)
> > > > > send it to me, I'm amenable to that sort of thing.
> > > > Can we just define and document it as being the former?
> > > And what if they thought .* was a regexp and not globbing? :)
> > 
> > No problem! This issue is already documented!
> 
> Yup.
> 
> I was just saying that I didn't like that "feature", not that I knew
> better nor knew how to properly fix it.
> 

one more item.

if you have no need for multilib then you can solve all of these
problems by doing:

exclude=*.?86

in your yum.conf

-sv



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