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Re: Heads up: NoArch Sub Packages Feature continues



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Seth Vidal wrote:

> 
> 
> On Mon, 15 Jun 2009, Rex Dieter wrote:
> 
>> Seth Vidal wrote:
>>
>>> It's not about the upgrade process. It is only about 
compare_providers.
>>>
>>> You have 3 pkgs providing 'foo'
>>>
>>> foo-1.1.noarch
>>> foo-1.0.x86_64
>>> foo-1.0.i386
>>>
>>> Which one do you pick on x86_64 or i686?
>>>
>>> We weight extra toward pkgs in the same arch as the running 
system. And
>>> then the arch NEAREST to the running arch.
>>
>> Maybe I'm just being naive, but I'd expect a newer EVR to 
trump any arch
>> weighting.
> 
> really?
> 
> So if you're on x86_64
> 
> and you have foo-1.1.i386 and foo-1.0.x86_64
> 
> and you run:
> 
> yum install foo
> 
> you would expect foo-1.1.i386 to be installed instead of 
foo-1.0.x86_64?
> 
> REALLY?
> 
> -sv
A special exemption for noarch in arch compares and version 
differences? If it's between some arch and noarch, defer to the 
version checker.

- --Ben

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