[CentOS] x86_64 rpms

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Sep 20 13:43:31 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 20 September 2005 15.30, John Logsdon wrote:
> I have just loaded up CentOS4.1 on a PE1850 with twin Intel x86_64's.
> When I came to clean out those packages I didn't want (because some always
> creep in however careful you are), apart from those with dependencies, I
> notice a lot of cases where there are two packages of the same name
> installed - one clearly an x86 package and one an x86_64 package.
> eg apr
> Is this intentional and if it is, how do I remove using rpm -e those
> packages with duplicate modules without removing those that will break
> dependencies?

If you use "yum remove" instead of "rpm -e" then yum will take care of 
everything for you (deps for example)


> John
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