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Re: RPM5 On Solaris

From: Rob See <rob@rsee.net>
Date: Sun 02 Nov 2008 - 04:32:51 CET
Message-ID: <490D1F63.9060808@rsee.net>
> OK.
> The first thing is to verify what rpm thinks your platform is, "i86pc" 
> is atypical.
> rpm --showrc will show what rpm thinks your platform is.

build arch            : i86pc
compatible build archs: i86pc
build os              : sunos
compatible build os's : sunos
install arch          : i86pc
install os            : sunos
compatible archs      : i86pc
compatible os's       : SunOS

uname -ra returns
SunOS build 5.11 snv_98 i86pc i386 i86pc Solaris

Putting i386-pc-solaris2.11 into /etc/rpm/platform allows me to use yum 
to install noarch packages.

looks like yum/archwork.py is actually where yum defines compatibility. 
I'll have to define an i86pc entry in here (or recompile all of my 
already compiled packages)

Received on Sun Nov 2 04:32:53 2008
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