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Re: Where to find 'official' multilibs rpm howto/introduction? and elf32/elf64?



On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 07:42 -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> On Aug 3, 2006, at 7:35 AM, seth vidal wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 07:01 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> >> On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 06:39:14AM -0400, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> >>> Installing both arches is asking for a great deal of trouble with
> >>> very little gain.
> >>
> >> Unfortunately, the default Fedora and RHEL configuration do the  
> >> asking. (And
> >> yum installs all archs by default.)
> >
> > you can choose an arch, though.
> >
> > specifying arches in yum is supported and if you really don't want the
> > other arch add excludes int your yum.conf.
> >
> > works just fine.
> >
> 
> So why isn't a single arch, with appropriate excludes, the default  
> configuration for yum?

That's not the configuration the various PTB at fedora have preferred.
They want multilib to work by default.

-sv



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