[Mageia-dev] 32 bits packages preferred over 64 bits packages?
watersnowrock at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 22:31:59 CEST 2011
On 7 October 2011 21:28, Samuel Verschelde <stormi at laposte.net> wrote:
> Maybe this question will demonstrate that I have no experience with 64 bits systems, but I don't mind it :)
> When installing the git package, several dependencies are pulled, but two of them come from 32 bits media:
> [root at localhost ~]# LC_ALL=C urpmi git
> To satisfy dependencies, the following packages are going to be installed:
> Package Version Release Arch
> (medium "Core Release")
> cvs 1.12.13 18.mga1 x86_64 (suggested)
> git 18.104.22.168 2.mga1 x86_64
> git-arch 22.214.171.124 2.mga1 x86_64 (suggested)
> git-core 126.96.36.199 2.mga1 x86_64
> git-core-oldies 188.8.131.52 2.mga1 x86_64 (suggested)
> git-cvs 184.108.40.206 2.mga1 x86_64 (suggested)
> git-email 220.127.116.11 2.mga1 x86_64
> git-prompt 18.104.22.168 2.mga1 x86_64 (suggested)
> git-svn 22.214.171.124 2.mga1 x86_64
> gitk 126.96.36.199 2.mga1 x86_64
> perl-Digest-HMAC 1.20.0 2.mga1 noarch (suggested)
> perl-Git 188.8.131.52 2.mga1 x86_64
> (medium "Core Updates")
> perl-SVN 1.6.17 1.1.mga1 x86_64
> (medium "Core 32bit Release")
> perl-Authen-SASL 2.150.0 3.mga1 noarch (suggested)
> perl-Error 0.170.160 1.mga1 noarch
> 23MB of additional disk space will be used.
> 4.7MB of packages will be retrieved.
> I don't understand why perl-Authen-SASL and perl-Error are installed from 32 bits media instead of the 64 bits Core Release.
> Do you have any clue?
They are noarch - so it doesn't matter overly where it comes from.
There was a thread a few weeks ago about moving where the noarch
packages are stored, but I cant remeber the title of the thread.
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