F19 upgrade pulls in a lot of i686 packages

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Sat Jun 29 16:15:49 UTC 2013

On Sat, 29 Jun 2013 10:34:09 -0400, Steve Grubb wrote:

> Did anyone notice all the i686 packages that get pulled in if you try to
> upgrade from F18? My system has no i686 packages on it today. But 
> when I try to upgrade it starts getting i686 dependencies pulled in. It 
> starts like this:
> ---> Package mesa-libEGL.x86_64 0:9.2-0.7.20130528.fc18 will be updated
> ---> Package mesa-libEGL.x86_64 0:9.2-0.12.20130610.fc19 will be an update
> ---> Package mesa-libEGL-devel.i686 0:9.2-0.12.20130610.fc19 will be obsoleting
> --> Processing Dependency: libEGL.so.1 for package: mesa-libEGL-devel-9.2-0.12.20130610.fc19.i686
> ---> Package mesa-libEGL-devel.x86_64 0:9.2-0.12.20130610.fc19 will be obsoleting

That's the dangerous noarch -> arch switch. khrplatform-devel.noarch
is an old subpackage from "mesa".

Package mesa-libEGL-devel for both i686 and x86_64 Obsoletes and Provides

Fedora release 19 (Schrödinger’s Cat) - Linux 3.9.6-301.fc19.x86_64
loadavg: 0.14 0.33 0.23

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