[CentOS] i386 version of Perl getting installed on x64 system?

Johnny Hughes jhughes at hughesjr.com
Sun Jul 6 16:33:49 UTC 2008

Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> Just to muddy the waters on this a bit more... for me, the rpmforge
>> perl-Time-HiRes package won't install as it conflicts with my base
>> installation of perl.
> Yea, I just figured that out.
>> This is on a RHEL5.2 x86_64 system however.
> So I assume an x86 install doesn't have this issue?
>> # rpm -qf --queryformat '%{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}.%{ARCH}\n' /usr/lib64/perl5/5.8.8/x86_64-linux-thread-multi/Time/HiRes.pm
>> perl-5.8.8-10.el5_2.3.x86_64
>> So it seems HiRes is already provided by perl, although the actual file
>> that conflicts is a man page.
> Doing a perldoc Time::HiRes gave info, so yes it does look like its provided already.
>> (This is why I generally avoid rpmforge if I can :)
> What else do you use then? I understood rpmforge was supposed to be the best 3rd part repo
> for CentOS? I would assume any repo will have some issues once and a while...

I would say it is the "Best" one ... it seems there is a problem in this 

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