Why i686 updates in x86_64 directory?

Jim Haynes jhhaynes at earthlink.net
Mon Jan 18 02:41:33 UTC 2010

On Sat, 16 Jan 2010, Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 15:47:07 -0600,
> contain a bunch of i686.rpm packages in addition to those for x86_64?
> Because you can run both 32 and 64 bit binaries on such a system and
> some 32 bit libraries are needed to support that.
Thanks - I'm new to x86_64 and my machine of that type doesn't seem to
have any of the 686 rpms installed.  (I tried to thank you by private
email and hit a spam block.)

jhhaynes at earthlink dot net

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