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Bug 254095 - yum only showing i386 packages for install or update on an x86_64 install
yum only showing i386 packages for install or update on an x86_64 install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-23 23:18 EDT by -M
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:59 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-24 16:15:04 EDT
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Description -M 2007-08-23 23:18:16 EDT
yum is only showing i386 packages for install or update on my x86_64 install and
according to the yum wiki this is unexpected behavior.

I have verified that it's accessing the proper repos and that there is no
exclude in my yum.conf file and uname -p show x86_64.

Thus I can find no explanation for this behavior, hence the bug report.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-08-24 09:50:12 EDT
What's in /etc/rpm/platform?

And can you provide yum -d6 update?  
Comment 2 -M 2007-08-24 15:45:51 EDT
cat /etc/rpm/platform

I changed that to read:


Now, it functions correctly, seems like that's something that should have
changed during the update procedure.

I haven't found the usage of that file for yum documented anywhere, is it?

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2007-08-24 16:15:04 EDT
Upgrading from one arch to another isn't supported and the installer says that
during the upgrade procedure.

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