[CentOS] i386 and x86_64 packages on an 64bit system after fresh install - why?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 13:05:41 UTC 2009


On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 1:12 AM, Götz Reinicke - IT-Koordinator
<goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I recetly set up a brand new fres Centos 5.4 64 bit system and found a
> lot of i386 packages installed along with the x86_64 packages.
>
> My questions: Why is this done?
>
> May I remove the i386 packages? (rpm -e ....)

The answer is in the FAQ  :)

http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/General#head-357346ff0bf7c14b0849c3bcce39677aaca528e9

Akemi


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