openssl multilib broken

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Fri Nov 1 03:08:17 UTC 2013

Reindl Harald wrote:
> but sadly you can't do "Requires: package.x86_64" explicitly

You can actually:
Requires: openssl(x86-64)
See also the %{_isa} macro.

(This is also what Michael Schwendt's repoquery invocation in this thread 
checked for.)

> "Requires: openssl" catched both

And to fix this broken behavior, set exactarch=1 in yum.conf. This is the 
default for fresh installs of current versions of Fedora, but some old 
releases defaulted to exactarch=0.

        Kevin Kofler

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