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

James Antill james at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jun 9 14:44:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-09 at 08:38 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 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.

 Three minor points, about the original bug

1. It has nothing to do with multilib.

2. It works fine now for all users updating llvm via. a repo (like
updates or updates-testing).

3. It is fixed upstream.

James Antill - james at fedoraproject.org

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