Bug 435226 - ia64 was removed from yum's arch.py
ia64 was removed from yum's arch.py
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
rawhide
ia64 Linux
urgent Severity urgent
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Seth Vidal
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
:
Depends On:
Blocks: fedora-ia64
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2008-02-27 21:56 EST by Doug Chapman
Modified: 2014-01-21 18:02 EST (History)
5 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2008-02-27 22:25:14 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
CRM:
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:


Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Doug Chapman 2008-02-27 21:56:41 EST
Description of problem:
yum-3.2.11-1 has broken ia64!!!

in /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/rpmUtils/arch.py there used to be:

    # itanium
    "ia64": "i686",

which I agree isn't actually correct, yes ia64 _can_ run i686 binaries (in
emulation mode) but this honestly isn't used anymore and requires a closed
source emulator so isn't a good thing for Fedora :)

however, removing this line isn't the right thing to do.  When this was removed
yum was no longer smart enough to know that .noarch packages should be installed.

The correct fix is:

    # itanium
    "ia64": "noarch",


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
yum-3.2.11-1.fc9


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.
2.
3.
  
Actual results:


Expected results:


Additional info:
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2008-02-27 22:25:14 EST
Woohoo, evidence someone uses ia64!

patched upstream will be fixed for 3.2.12

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.