Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 09:28:07 UTC 2008

Frank Cox wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 22:39:28 +0100
> François Patte <francois.patte at math-info.univ-paris5.fr> wrote:
>> Is it possible to prevent yum to install double version of a package: to
>> night, I wanted to install digikam and yum offered to install both
>> version (x86_64 and i386) and all missing dependencies (x86_64 and i386).
>> I need only one version!
>> Is there some possibility: --exclude=i386
> If you want to remove all i386 packages from your computer you can use this
> command:
> yum remove \*.i?86
> If you want to exclude all i386 packages from your yum commands, you can add
> this to /etc/yum.conf:
> exclude=*.i386 *.i586 *.i686

And to install only the 64 bit package,
'yum install packagename.x86_64'.


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