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Re: Dependencies a little excessive?



On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 05:16:40PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 04:35:57PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > > > But really, given the above, I don't think it is inconsistent.
> > > In the situations where you dislike the current behavior - could you
> > > just add: exclude=*.i?86
> > > to your /etc/yum.conf and be done w/it?
> > Doesn't that prevent i?86 packages from being pulled in by the depsolver
> > when actually needed?
> if you have none installed, why would you ever need them?

I'm not (necessarily) trying to have an all-64-bit system. I just don't want
compat-arch packages to be added to the system when they're not required by
something or asked for explicitly. I don't think that's unreasonable.


Otherwise, as someone mentioned, why *not* just do an Everything install?


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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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