yum-builddep (Re: Compiling 32bit on 64bit Fedora)

Josh Stone jistone at redhat.com
Thu Sep 8 14:53:24 UTC 2011

On 09/08/2011 06:27 AM, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-08 at 10:44 +1000, Tony Breeds wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> 	On a related but different note.  How hard would it be to get
>> yum-builddep to take an --arch arg to that we can esily get the 32-bit
>> builddeps on a 64-bit system?
> Is 'setarch i686 yum-builddep foo' not enough?

It seems rather nasty to wholly switch repo archs, when what you really
want are the multilibs as they exist in the x84_64 repo.  For instance,
you need glibc-devel.i686, but pkgconfig.x86_64 will do just fine.

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