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Re: x864_64 up2date gone wild.



Rob Myers writes:

On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 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.

what is the best thing for that page to say? i'd like to keep the x86_64 updates stuff complete, accurate and timely.

I _think_ you need to say that you need:


yum updates http://www.stl.gtri.gatech.edu/fedora/x86_64/updates/
yum updates-i386 http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/i386/

With a very strong encouragement to use one of the mirrors for the x86 stuff, instead.


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