[CentOS] Perl Libraries

Sun Feb 12 00:06:24 UTC 2012
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

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??

I have $basearch for rpmforge.repo as well, both on C5 and C6.