yum pulling in 386 packages

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Mon Sep 24 18:08:18 UTC 2007

On Monday, 24 September 2007 at 17:59, Richi Plana wrote:
> Even the current i386-x86_64 installs aren't perfect. The library
> separation and linking works alright, but the executable programs
> in /usr/bin don't (e.g. /usr/bin/soundstretch installed in both
> soundtouch.x86_64 and soundtouch.i386 is x86_64 only).

Then the libs need to be moved to a separate package, but the fact that
64bit binaries silently overwrite 32bit ones on x86_64 is a feature,
not a bug.

> Does anyone see /usr/(bin|lib).(i386|i686|x86_64|ppc|ppc64) in the
> future? :-)

Let's just NOT go there again, please.


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