On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 14:33 -0400, Nick Bargnesi wrote:
On Apr 4, 2005 11:36 AM, Caolan McNamara <caolanm(a)redhat.com>
> If a 32bit package, e.g. Openoffice.org
is installed on x86_64 and it
> explicitly "Requires:" something. Do rpm and update managers
> automatically ignore matching 64bit packages for that Requires and
> demand a 32bit package to fulfill the require ? i.e.
Yum can resolve dependencies within any architecture. I don't know if
yum would automatically ignore it but rpm definitely won't fullfil
requirements when packages are across architectures.
> where the error messages would suggest that the i386 libgcj and
> startup-notification are missing, while rpm -qR lists them as Required.
ok, apparently stuff like Requires: libgcj is actually worthless :-),
though Requires: libgcj.so.6 would do what we want here.