[CentOS] 32 bit libs sat aside 64 bit libs

Thu Feb 23 00:00:42 UTC 2006
Matt Hyclak <hyclak at math.ohiou.edu>

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 11:39:05PM +0000, Stephen Smithstone enlightened us:
> Transaction Check Error:   file /usr/share/man/man5/fonts-conf.5.gz  
> from install of fontconfig-2.2.3-7 conflicts with file from package  
> fontconfig-2.2.3-7
> I have the fontconfig x86_64 package installed but same error occurs  
> when i try to install fontconfig.i386 on its own

Hmm, yes, I seem to remember this being a problem. I think in this case, it
would be safe to download that specific rpm and 

  rpm -ivh --force fontconfig.foo.rpm


This should probably be a bug. I don't see anything in RHEL's bugzilla nor
in CentOS.


Matt Hyclak
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Ohio University
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