[Mageia-dev] 32 bits packages preferred over 64 bits packages?

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Fri Oct 7 22:34:23 CEST 2011

Samuel Verschelde skrev 7.10.2011 23:28:
> Hi,
> 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:
> (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?

Because they are noarch we dont care from wich arch repo it comes from 
as it's the same package.


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