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Re: Multiarch crazyiness



On 10/25/07, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> Bill Nottingham (notting redhat com) said:
> > Nicolas Mailhot (nicolas mailhot laposte net) said:
> > > > So, on upgrade, yum will grab foo.x86_64 to upgrade the older install. It
> > > > will then pull in foo-libs.x86_64 for dependencies. Meanwhile, the old
> > > > foo.i386 will remain, often leading to conflicts.
> > >
> > > Wouldn't an Obsoletes: foo < current_version fix this? Unless we want to
> > > ship 32bit & 64bit versions of foo in the same repo
> >
> > It *should*; need some more testing so this can be 100% codified.
>
> Yes, obsoletes works here.

even thought it requires a bit of work its imho the best solution to
fix the bindir issue.


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