yum pulling in 386 packages

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Mon Sep 24 14:54:52 UTC 2007

Once upon a time, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at greysector.net> said:
> Indeed. +1 to turning this off by default. In fact, +1 to installing
> only 64bit packages on x86_64 install (while keeping the i386 versions
> in the repository, of course).

Why keep the i386 versions in the repo?  It would be better to write
down the rules that are used to pull i386 packages into the x86_64 repo
and then make a yum plugin that can point to the i386 repo and follow
the rules (when enabled).
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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