On Dec 13, 2007 12:30 PM, Karanbir Singh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ed Schofield wrote:
> > What I'm wondering is why, although most packages have both i386 and
> > x86_64 versions visible to my yum client, this isn't true for the
> > openssl packages.
> in most cases, the backword or compat packages wont be multilib ok, and
> are only published for the arch they are hosted in. there are some
> exceptions, but this rule is mostly true.
> if you look at http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/os/x86_64/CentOS/
> you can see all the packages included in the distro itself, not
> including any external repositories, and openssl097a is only published
> for x86_64 in the x86_64 tree.
Perfect. Thanks for the information.
> btw, if you primary app is 32bit, why are you even running a x86_64
> environment ?
I think it's because we're masochists and fools.
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