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Re: x864_64 up2date gone wild.

On Tuesday 17 February 2004 18:34, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Gene C. writes:
> > On Tuesday 17 February 2004 11:11, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> >> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 09:10:45PM -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> >> > XFree86-libs-4.3.0-42 requires XFree86-libs-data-4.3.0-42
> >> >
> >> > I cannot figure out why it's stuck here.  Both XFree86-libs-4.3.0-55
> >> > and XFree86-libs-data-4.3.0-55 were selected for update.
> >>
> >> These two packages are the two i386 packages for XFree86.  Do you have
> >> an i386 update channel with the proper versions of these packages?
> >> Though it does seem odd that the i386 package dependencies resolve on a
> >> 64bit package update... I suppose it is good behavior as far as keeping
> >> things in sync, but technically unecessary...
> >
> > The FC x86_64 distribution has both the x86_64 and the i386 versions for
> > the XFree86-libs and XFree86-libs-data packages.You need to make sure
> > that /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources have both the x86_64 and i386 update
> > repositoies defined.
> According to http://www.stl.gtri.gatech.edu/fedora/, I should only need:
>     yum updates http://www.stl.gtri.gatech.edu/fedora/x86_64/updates/
> Right now, this directory contains only XFree86-libs-4.3.0-55.x86_64.rpm,
> and does not have the i386 rpm.

Yes but ..

The practical matter is that you do need repository pointers to both x86_64 
and i386 respositories in the general case.  Updates for the gcc, glibc, 
XFree86, etc. packages which include both x86_64 and ix86 packages in the FC1 
x86_64 distribution will require both sets of repositories.

Hopefully, FC1 x86_64 final will be coming out shortly and that should fix a 
lot of this stuff.

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