yum pulling in 386 packages

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Sat Sep 22 16:40:49 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 12:14 -0400, Steve Grubb wrote: 
> On Saturday 22 September 2007 11:14:02 David Woodhouse wrote:
> > > So, those of you with pristine 64 bit machines, watch out for this or 32
> > > bit packages will start creeping back into your system. Is this a known
> > > problem or should a bz be filed?
> >
> > Hm, how did you get a pristine 64-bit machine?
> One day a couple months ago, I noticed I was about to download > 100 Mb of 
> packages that I would never use (I think it was all the 386 kde packages), so 
> I did a yum remove of every 386 or 686 package I could find. Doing "yum 
> update" has not pulled any 386 packages back in until today.

Yeah, I think the bug only trips when you pull in something by name. If
you invoke 'yum install foo' that will pull in both versions, and I
think it also happens if some package is listed in Requires: by name.

> > Did bug #235756 get fixed?
> no idea....

Evidently not. It would be _really_ good if we could get that fixed for


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