rpm file name generated from spec

Greg_Swift at aotx.uscourts.gov Greg_Swift at aotx.uscourts.gov
Wed Jan 6 14:07:40 UTC 2010

> I'm building rpms from an srpm across multiple distributions. I ran
> into a problem on FC11 32bit which shows I don't fully understand
> how rpm filenames are generated. When the rpm file is generating,
> it's generating it as .i586.rpm but when I do rpm -E '%_arch' on
> that system, it comes back as i386.
> My question: what determines the architecture part of the rpm file
> name when generating from spec?

In Fedora, as of Fedora 11 i586 is the default 32bit architecture.  You can
read about this here:


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