Can someone explain the logic to me why you need the i386 version of
glibc-devel installed on a x86_64 system in order to rebuild gcc for the
Besides the man and info files which are duplicates of the ones in the x86_64
glibc-devel package, the i386 package only contains files in /usr/lib.
Yes, I am going to go and try to install it but I am sure bothered as to why.
An additional issue is that the i386 glibc-devel is not part of the FC1 x86_64
test1 distribution (only glibc for the i686). Shouldn't I be able to rebuild
any package in a distribution given only the packages contained in the
Do I need the i386 version of glibc-devel to rebuild on the sparc? How about
the IA64 Itanium?