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Re: Multilib in FC7? Disable by default?



On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 12:34 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Monday 21 August 2006 11:12, Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> > Is it really duplicating all packages for you? From what I see, the x86_64
> > install DVDs are just a little larger than the i386 ones, so...
> 
> There are 688 i386 packages in the x86_64 repo.  Add to that 1 i586 and 5 i686 
> packages.  That's a lot of packages.  On a default x86_64 install into Xen, I 
> have 356 i386 packages installed.  356 is a lot of packages to send down the 
> wire, unpack, layout on the file system, set selinux stuff, and do whatever 
> pre/post processing necessary.  Whats worse, a yum remove \*.i\?86 seems to 
> want to take with it a fair number of x86_64 packages, which is not desired.
> 

really? What x86_64 packages does it take and why?

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