yum pulling in 386 packages

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat Sep 22 23:55:54 UTC 2007

On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 07:44:19PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> There isn't a bug here.Yum is doing exactly what it says to do. If steve
> wants an x86_64-pure system then in order to avoid obsoletes coming in
> like this he needs to add an exclude.

The problem comes in when people want a mostly-pure system. The current
infrastructure isn't designed to handle that.

There's a simple plugin in yum-utils to work towards this behavior, but it
needs a lot of work. People who are interested in this should work on it.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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