Bug 507113 - x86_64 repo contains only i386 upgrade to frysk, which pulls in gbytes of unwanted 32bit rpms
x86_64 repo contains only i386 upgrade to frysk, which pulls in gbytes of unw...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: frysk (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: andrew.cagney
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Reported: 2009-06-20 19:57 EDT by John Ellson
Modified: 2010-12-05 01:49 EST (History)
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Description John Ellson 2009-06-20 19:57:53 EDT
Description of problem:
Today's rawhide contains an upgrade to frysk, but only as an i386.rpm.  A consequence of this is that it pulls in Gbytes of unwanted 32but packages onto 64bit systems.

frysk needs to provide its x86_64 upgrade.

yum should never upgrade to an i386 (or i586) rpm when a x86_64 rpm is installed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum update (on a x86_64 system with no i[356]86 rpms installed)
Actual results:
pulls in 32bit rpms

Expected results:
don't pull in 32bit rpms unless already installed alongside an x86_64 rpm, and both are upgraded together

Additional info:
Comment 1 cagney 2009-07-02 13:21:47 EDT
As best I can tell, according to koji there is an accompanying 64-bit build:
so I'm not sure why yum is trying to replace 64-bit with 32-bit binary.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 05:15:49 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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Comment 3 cagney 2010-03-17 13:41:52 EDT
I believe this was a transient problem in yum (I encountered it with packages other than frysk).  Without evidence to the contrary, I'll let this bug close its self.
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2010-12-05 01:49:53 EST
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
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