[packagers] Recent changes to RPMforge

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Thu Nov 18 21:33:49 CET 2010


On Thu, 18 Nov 2010, Akemi Yagi wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 18 Nov 2010, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>
>>> I currently have one problem. When I attempt to download
>>> rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686.rpm, I get "Not Found". The
>>> x86_64.rpm is not a problem; only the i686 file has this trouble.
>>
>> Oh right, the packages.sw.be index is in fact a 'virtual' index. Every
>> request is redirected to our main mirror by a redirect rule. With RHEL6 the
>> architecture is of the RPM is i686, but the repository is still named i386.
>>
>> I wonder whether we should move the packages to the i686 repository, or
>> instead add some complexity that i686 has a basearch of i386. I wonder what
>> yum says by default on i686 ?
>
> I believe yum looks for 'i386'.

Yes, Red Hat also refers to it as i386 in their FTP tree. I have modified 
the redirects, so now that works too. Thanks for reporting !

And you're now officially the first RHEL6 user ;-)

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