Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185964
yum use of /etc/rpm/platform not mentioned in yum.conf man page
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:53:52 EST
Description of problem:
man yum.conf claims that $arch is filled in from python's os.uname
when in fact it uses /etc/rpm/platform if it exists
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. read the man page from man yum.conf
$arch This will be replaced with your architecture as listed by
os.uname() in Python.
$arch This will be replaced with your architecture as listed
in /etc/rpm/platform if it exists, or otherwise by os.uname() in Python.