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Re: RPM roadmapping



On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 11:55:50AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> The problem is not necessarily the fact that the Obsoletes: wasn't
> arch-specific. It's that yum went from 'please install digikam to get
> rid of digikamimageplugins' to 'hey, let's install both the sensible
> x86_64 version _and_ the unwanted i386 version too'.

Take a look at the new "basearchonly" plugin in yum-utils (or rather, in the
next release of yum-utils). It could use a little work, and eventually I
hope it will be completely unnecessary, but until then, that's what plugins
are *for*.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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