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Re: x86_32 yum $basearch



On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 10:57 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:37:13AM -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> >On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 10:31 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> >
> >> Or you could just have:
> >> 
> >> x86
> >> x86_64
> >> ppc
> >> ppc64
> >> sparc
> >> sparc64
> >> 
> >> etc.
> >> 
> >> Naming repos after specific arches just seems like pain.  This is
> >> one area where ppc does things right.  You don't see things like:
> >
> >I wasn't naming them after specific  arches. I was saying  we can use
> >symlinks to solve the arch complexity  and the confusion with what
> >$basearch should be vs what pkgs are in the repo.
> 
> Ugh.
> 

I understand it is not the most attractive solution - but it felt like
the best choice considering that it looks like we'll drop i586 entirely
with F12. At least this way the i586 dir will vanish for F12 and there
won't be any accidental upgrades.

-sv



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