llvm case study: yum's handling of newly-converted noarch subpackages

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Tue Jun 8 23:30:14 UTC 2010

Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
> Any idea how to fix this? We should probably add a section to the
> packaging guidelines, on how to migrate to noarch subpackages without
> breaking upgrade paths.

Or just not support users who have unneeded multilib packages installed. 
Installing only those multilib packages that are actually needed has been 
the default since Fedora 9, if people set up yum to pull in everything as 
multilib, that's their problem.

        Kevin Kofler

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