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Re: Running 32 bit binaries on 64 bit systems



On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 17:38 -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > You have some local 32bit non rpm packaged binary and you want to
> > install all the 32bit packages that provide the dependencies it
> needs?
> > 
> I have rather a number of these which I'm testing for various projects
> (some clients, some open source). They have in common being available
> in binary without me having to do anything.

You didn't actually mention this in your original post.

If the binary is packaged as an RPM (e.g. Skype or Acrobat Reader), you
can do the following:

	yum --nogpg localinstall package.rpm

If it's not in RPM format (or .deb at a stretch) then yes, you need to
do it all by hand as you said.

poc


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