$ uname -m
Dunno whether this is new behaviour since these test-updates. Didn't check. All I know is that Yum 3.2.24 includes arch list related API changes.
Default "repoclosure -n" reports several false positives related to packages having switched from arch<->noarch.
package: automaton-javadoc-1.11r1-2.fc11.i586 from fedora
automaton = 0:1.11r1-2.fc11
$ yum list automaton-javadoc
automaton-javadoc.i586 1.11r1-2.fc11 fedora
automaton-javadoc.noarch 1.11r2-1.fc11 updates
It checks the older i586 package while Yum would update to the newer noarch build.
package: emacs-sdcc-2.8.0-5.fc11.noarch from fedora
sdcc = 0:2.8.0-5.fc11
$ yum list emacs-sdcc sdcc
emacs-sdcc.noarch 2.8.0-5.fc11 fedora
emacs-sdcc.i586 2.9.0-3.fc11 updates
sdcc.i586 2.9.0-3.fc11 updates
Here it checks the older noarch package while Yum would updates to the newer i586 build of both emacs-sdcc and the required sdcc.
Those are issues I've worked around in extras-repoclosure when they first were considered permissible in Fedora Extras.
I believe the latest repoclosure in yum-utils in F11 and rawhide has corrected this particular problem. Can you confirm on that and close if so?
Also, I asked this before, Michael, but if you want to talk about getting commit access for repoclosure/yum-utils let me know.
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Michael, can you validate that this is fixed in the current release of repoclosure ?
$ rpm -q yum-utils
package: automaton-javadoc-1.11r1-2.fc11.i586 from fedora-11-i386
automaton = 0:1.11r1-2.fc11
which is still the same issue. The newer 'noarch' -javadoc subpkg is here:
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