Bug 135815 - Shouldn't "AMD64" be "x86_64"?
Shouldn't "AMD64" be "x86_64"?
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Web Site (Show other bugs)
RHN Devel
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Assigned To: Mike Orazi
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Reported: 2004-10-15 04:21 EDT by Jay Turner
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:08 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-05 15:11:46 EST
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Description Jay Turner 2004-10-15 04:21:58 EDT
Description of problem:
I'm not really sure what the proper ruling is there, but I thought we
were dropping references to "AMD64", chosing "X86_64" instead, as
that's the more general term which describes both "AMD64" and "EM64T"
 At a minimum, should probably mimic the behavior that we currently
have on the live site, where packages/systems are described as
"AMD64/Intel EM64T"

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errata/RHSA-2004-467.html lists "x86_64"
network/errata/details/index.pxt?eid=2400 lists "AMD64/EM64T"
network/errata/details/package_list.pxt?eid=2400 lists "AMD64/EM64T"
network/software/packages/details.pxt?pid=266702 lists the package
   with "x86_64.rpm", but Arch is shown as "AMD64" and Available
   Archs shows "AMD64"

**** Related note!  Isn't the plural of "arch" "arches"? ****

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Comment 1 Jay Turner 2007-01-03 09:31:27 EST
All of these complaints are still valid with the website today.

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