[CentOS] Yum

Karanbir Singh Mail-Lists at karan.org
Tue Sep 6 21:03:58 UTC 2005

Sam Drinkard wrote:
> This may be considered a newbie question, and for me, yum is a new 
> tool.  I have discovered via yum, I am *supposed* to have libf2c (386) 
> and libf2c (x86-64) installed.  Searching the two libs, I find I only 
> have the 32-bit version installed, and I need both.  Should I use yum to 
> remove the pkgs, and then reinstall, or should I use rpm to do the 
> installs?  Again, I'm from the BSD camp, so this is all new to me.  
> Also, are the two libs in question on the distro CD's or do I need to go 
> out and find them, or let yum find them for me and install?

you can specify arch of a package on the yum command line : eg.

yum install foo.x86_64

in which case only the x86_64 package will be installed.

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