On 7/17/07, Alan M. Evans <[email protected]> wrote:
On Tue, 2007-07-17 at 14:02 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote: > I think you answered my question. I am able to yum things for my 32 > bit Linux and all the updates they send out are for 32 bit machines. If > I were to go 64 bit I need to FTP the RPM files and and install them > myself. I'm not sure what leads you to say this. Have you ever even tried? Observe as I update my Athlon64 X2 workstation with yum: [[email protected] ~]# yum update Loading "installonlyn" plugin Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Reading repository metadata in from local files Resolving Dependencies --> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait. ---> Package gimp.x86_64 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 set to be updated ---> Package nfs-utils.x86_64 1:1.0.10-14.fc6 set to be updated ---> Package gimp-libs.x86_64 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 set to be updated --> Running transaction check Dependencies Resolved ============================================================================= Package Arch Version Repository Size ============================================================================= Updating: gimp x86_64 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 updates 10 M gimp-libs x86_64 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 updates 423 k nfs-utils x86_64 1:1.0.10-14.fc6 updates 347 k Transaction Summary ============================================================================= Install 0 Package(s) Update 3 Package(s) Remove 0 Package(s) Total download size: 11 M Is this ok [y/N]:
That holds until you try to run multimedia. We're a ways off from getting all multimedia packages in a 64-bit version.