[ATrpms-users] FC6 kernel update
jguerdat at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 14:05:47 CET 2006
Axel Thimm wrote:
>>> Yum just offered me the 586 version of the latest Suspend2 kernel:
>> In the FWIW department, yum offers me the 686 version now that it's
>> available. Is this somehow normal behavior for yum if only one update
>> is available?
> That's what the exactarch parameter is for. The normal behaviour is:
> exactarch=1 (default): don't replace arch=x with arch=y even if the
> upgrading package is newer.
> exactarch=0: don't care about archs
> So what you describe is the behaviour of exactarch=0. I know that you
> haven't set that so, I'm just describing what should be the case. If
> yum is not behaving as exactarch=1, then there is either some bug in
> yum's code or we misread the man page and it would need a
I'm not going to muck with it anymore at the moment. I'll try switching
things around next time an update is offered to try to gain more
insight. Once I nail it down, I'll bug list it...
I knew I was going to take the wrong train so I left early.
(attributed to Yogi Berra)
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