Josh Boyer wrote:
On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 22:17:22 +0000
Andrea <mariofutire(a)googlemail.com> wrote:
> Jarod Wilson wrote:
It's not really easy for yum to figure that out. What you want might
be different from what others want, etc. It also doesn't help that
x86_64 and ppc64 have almost exact opposite semantics as far as what
is considered the "good" arch. That being said, there is work on-going
in the yum area to improve the situation for multi-lib.
I understand all that. It looks a difficult task to me.
I am happy to be in charge to choose which of the 2 to install,
"When yum tells me that both gdb.ppc and gdb.ppc64 are installed, it is not true.
I would call it a bug."
Only one of them is usable (maybe the last to have been installed, but I am not sure).
I am now trying to clean and remove duplicates, but it is not always easy.
It looks to me that yum thinks the ppc and ppc64 version of many packages are somehow
the sense that they are both good to satisfy dependencies, if one of the is already