[CentOS-devel] yum metadata for the c5-testing repository now has sqlite db as well

Seth Vidal

skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Sat Aug 16 23:07:43 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-08-16 at 14:50 -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 5:05 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> >
> > (3) On an x86_64 system with *no* i386 packages installed, the issue reported in
> >
> > http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2008-June/002961.html
> >
> > did not occur (issue = 'yum install httpd-devel' installs both x86_64
> > and i386 rpm's).  Only the x86_64 rpm was installed.
> >
> > (4) However, 'yum install firefox' installs both arches unless
> > '.x86_86' is specified (on a clean x86_64 only system).
> To add a bit more observation in this area...
> When doing a 'yum groupinstall "foo bar", some of the groups do pull
> i386 packages.  Again, this is on a pure x86_64 system.
> I will stop this type of test unless there is something else I need to
> try out.  At lease there was some improvement with the current version
> of yum.

yum 3.2.17 and above set:
mutlilib_policy=best in yum.conf under [main] and it will only install
x86_64 pkgs.

this is documented in the yum.conf file man page.


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