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Re: yum is installing both i386 and x86_64 for everything



Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Tuesday 22 May 2007 13:04:33 Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> You have to explicitly exclude them if you don't want them, or use
>> another dependency solver which treats them as separate packages, such as
>> apt-rpm (which uses foo and foo.32bit).
> 
> Yum sees them as both too.  foo.x86_64 vs foo.i386.  You can
> exclude=*.i?86 in your /etc/yum.conf and exlude all i386 packages,
> likewise do a 'yum remove \*.i?86' to cleanse your system of non x86_64 or
> noarch packages.
> 

I don't want to exclude all i386 packages.  There are a set of i386 packages
that should nominally be installed on an x86_64 system.  I want those.  I
just don't want to get i386 versions of everything.


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