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Re: What decides that a package is multilib?



Mary Ellen Foster wrote:

> Someone has just filed a bug that pl.i586 conflicts with pl.x86_64:
>      https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508515
> 
> This is indeed true (I just verified it), but what I don't know is why
> pl.i586 is in the multilib repository in the first place. How do
> packages become multilib?

Several general rules apply:
1.  all -devel pkgs (and dependencies)
2.  any pkg containing shlibs (basically matching %_libdir/lib*.so.*

plus a whole bunch of other exceptions, but hopefully, that gives the
general idea.

-- Rex




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