x86_32 yum $basearch

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 20 13:23:24 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 09:42 +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> Now that Fedora 11 x86_32 is going to be based on i586 packages rather 
> than i386 packages, does it follow that yum's $basearch will change from 
> i386 to i586 and hence repository directory layouts changing too, or 
> will it stay at i386?

I don't think it will change. For a few reasons:

1. non-fedora repos
2. non-fedora distros
3. this is why we also have $arch in addition to $basearch

make sense?

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