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Re: [RFC] unified i386/x86_64 install media.



James Antill (james fedoraproject org) said: 
> ...on the upside IIRC notting tried the 64bit kernel with 32bit
> userspace for F11, and had a single line patch (to rpmUtils.arch) to
> make yum happy.

A single line patch which *everyone* hated., as it essentially keyed off
the wordsize of the python you were running. The problem is that if you
do 32-on-64, at the first instance yum substitutes in x86_64 for your
base arch, and then you magically change into a 64-on-64 system.

Bill


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