[CentOS] CentOS 5.4 .x86_64 and perl.i386

P Marvin Eberly eberlyml at wjtl.net
Mon Oct 26 02:55:48 UTC 2009


On Sun, 2009-10-25 at 10:02 -0500, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> To All,
> 
> Thanks to the CentOS guys for 5.4; sure appreciate your work.

+1

> 
> I have one question.  I had to remove perl-5.8.8-18.el5_3.1.i386 on two
> x86_64 machines in order to get perl.x86_64 4:5.8.8-27.el5 to update.

I had this on my laptop also, removed the .i386 package and the update
completed without complaint.

> 
> Does this represent a change from 5.3 to 5.4 and should I be concerned
> about the loss of perl-5.8.8-18.el5_3.1.i386.  So far I have not found
> anything broken.

I don't remember why the .i386 package was installed here, but have
noticed nothing broken since removing it and updating.

PME



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