[CentOS] Perl Libraries

Sun Feb 12 00:05:36 UTC 2012
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

On 02/12/2012 12:52 AM, Rob Kampen wrote:
> On 02/12/2012 12:43 PM, Rob Kampen wrote:
>> On 02/12/2012 10:15 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
>>> Rob Kampen wrote:
>>>> I am trying to install some perl libs and find the ones from CentOS
>>>> mirrors are correctly loading the x86_64 versions, but the rpmforge ones
>>>> are only i386 or i686 ones - any reason why??
>>> did you check the rpmforge.repo configuration?
>> yeah, seems identical to another x86_64 server that is working just fine.
>> The server with the problem is a rebuild and used to be a i386.
>> Thus there is history on the system that is i386 - but the OS, rpm, yum,
>> apache, php etc are all x86_64 and as mentioned, there is no problem
>> pulling files from the CentOS repos - I did need to change
>> /etc/rpm/platform to get these working and wondered if rpmforge has a
>> similar place it goes to, to determine the arch??
> Okay - it seems the centos mirrorlist repos use $basearch which comes
> from the /etc/rpm/platform file and rpmforge uses $arch which comes from??


$arch This will be replaced with your architecture as listed by 
os.uname()[4] in Python.

$basearch This will be replaced with your base architecture in yum. For 
example, if your $arch is i686 your $basearch will be i386.



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