Promoting i386 version over x86_64?

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Wed Dec 9 19:30:31 UTC 2009

On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, Ville Skyttä wrote:

> On Wednesday 09 December 2009, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On 12/08/2009 09:26 PM, Ville Skyttä wrote:
>>> These probably aren't things to be generally overly concerned
>>> about though,
>> ... try a yum update over GSM or over a modem and you'll very soon
>> experience what I am talking about.
> Been there, done that occasionally.  Scenarios like that just don't happen to
> be part of what I meant by "generally".
> But I'd have nothing against "purifying" x86_64 repos and instructing people
> who need something from ix86 repos to enable them as well.  I suppose this is
> something PackageKit could even suggest on demand.  Anyway I also suppose that
> if it was this simple, it would have been done already.

if you want to purify x86_64 you can always add:


to your yum.conf under [main]


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