mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 14 00:28:00 UTC 2007
Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 15:59:24 -0400
> jim tate <mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> What command could I use to show me duplicate packages of RPM's , with
>> different version numbers.
>> Yum isn't taking out older versions of some packages when updating, and
>> it causes problem when updating
> If you are running a 64 bit fedora, this is often due to the 32 bit
> repos being out of sync with the 64 bit repos when yum tries
> to update (together with the insane practice of installing billions
> and billions of "duplicate" rpms in 32 and 64 bit versions by default).
> I do two things to solve this - I either wait a day and try to update
> again (which usually works), or if I'm impatient and can't see any
> reason to have the 32 bit version of whatever is causing the conflict
> I'll do an rpm -e on whatever-package.i386 and just get rid of the
> source of the conflict.
This is on a i386 box.
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