[CentOS] Yum Issues with Dev groups

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 19:12:22 UTC 2008


On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17 at duke.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2008 at 11:22am, Akemi Yagi wrote

>>>> Any way to simply not install them when doing an install?
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, not that I'm aware of.
>>
>> There is a known issue with yum.  See, for example,
>>
>> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2008-June/002961.html
>>
>> And a newer version of yum has a fix for that:
>>
>> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2008-June/002967.html
>>
>> For people who are interested, yum-3.2.17-0_beta is in the *testing*
>> repo at this moment.
>
> When Joseph said "when doing an install", I assumed that meant at system
> install time.  I know of no way of doing a pure x86_64 install via anaconda
> (although I'd love to be told I'm wrong on that).

You are correct I believe.  anaconda is another story.  It might
depend on the package selection but "pure" x86_64 installation is
problematic.  If I remember correctly, even with a minimal install, a
few i386 packages were installed.

Akemi


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