[CentOS] YUM grabbing two architectures

Tue May 8 16:23:46 UTC 2007
Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>

On 5/8/07, Steve Finkelstein <sf at stevefink.net> wrote:
> Afternoon all,
> Is there any particular reason why yum fetches rpms for two
> architectures on almost any update/install I'd like to perform? This
> includes both i386 and x86_64. Here's a small excerpt after performing a
> 'yum update'

This is the multi-arch support, so you can use x86 applications on
x86_64 systems.

> I'm assuming I'll have to put in an explicit arch into /etc/yum.conf?

You can if you like.
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