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

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 03:08:52 UTC 2010

On 06/09/2010 05:00 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> 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.

As long as yum offers it as a option, bugs must be fixed. 


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