[CentOS] Java -- again

Sam Drinkard sam at wa4phy.net
Thu Sep 22 02:42:21 UTC 2005

Thanks Jim.  Just not used to using these tools with Linux.  Come from 
the BSD camp, and there are significant differences, believe me!  BTW, 
I'm here in Martinez.. where you live?  maybe coffee sometime?

Jim Perrin wrote:

>On 9/21/05, Sam Drinkard <sam at wa4phy.net> wrote:
>>Thanks Dag,
>>    I thought I'd remembered reading that somewhere before.  One
>>question tho, how come when I try to do a yum install something it
>>always comes back saying nothing to do.  Is that because there is no
>>matching file or is my yum.conf messed up?
>It's matching your architecture, which is x86_64. Since there's no
>java package for that, it's not showing up, and there's "nothing to
>do" to install it since it doesn't exist for that arch. Your yum setup
>is fine. that package just isn't in the 64bit repository.
>Jim Perrin
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