[CentOS] Re: Running a 32-bit application on CentOS3-x64

Ugo Bellavance ugob at camo-route.com
Thu Nov 9 16:58:09 UTC 2006

Tru Huynh wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 10:11:34AM -0500, Matt Hyclak wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 09:53:53AM -0500, Ugo Bellavance enlightened us:
>>> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
>>>> Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>>>>> That is what I thought, but how do I instlal a x86 package on an x64?
>>>> yum install glibc.i686?
>>> It looked obvious for you, but where is this documented?
>> How about the yum man page. See the section under MISC called "specifying
>> package names".
> He's on CentOS-3 the man page for yum-2.0 does not have that section.
> It's only on the CentOS-4 with yum-2.4.
> Maybe I should add it to yum-2.0.x in a next version?
> <quote>
>        Specifying package names
>               A package can be referred to for install,update,list,remove etc
>               with any of the following:
>               name
>               name.arch
>               name-ver
>               name-ver-rel
>               name-ver-rel.arch
>               name-epoch:ver-rel.arch
>               epoch:name-ver-rel.arch
>               For example: yum remove kernel-2.4.1-10.i686
> </quote>

That would have helped :).

but how is arch defined?  x86, i386, i686, how does one know?


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