rpm file name generated from spec

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 6 14:23:27 UTC 2010

On Wed, 6 Jan 2010, Greg_Swift at aotx.uscourts.gov wrote:

>> 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:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ArchitectureSupport

And in F12 it became i686


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