[Fedora-packaging] Re: -devel arch dependencies

Matthias Saou thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net
Thu Apr 12 13:24:44 UTC 2007


seth vidal wrote :

> On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 09:06 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 02:52:00PM +0200, Matthias Saou wrote:
> > > Matthias, still annoyed at "yum install gdb" trying to pull in almost an
> > > entire "compat" 32bit system... yeah, "yum install gdb.x86_64" :-p
> > 
> > Someday we'll convince Seth to come around on this. :)
> 
> And how do we go about explaining to users on x86_64 machines why they
> have to jump through all these hoops to run firefox that'll work with
> plugins?

s/plugins/proprietary plugins only available for 32bit x86/

...and the answer could be : Shouldn't we care about as much as how to
install proprietary video drivers or patent encumbered codecs? :-)

Matthias

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