Fwd: Help specifying arch through 'requires' in rpm .spec

FlorianFesti ffesti at redhat.com
Wed Sep 29 08:09:15 UTC 2010

  On 09/29/2010 04:16 AM, Oliver von Behr Kuster wrote:
> Hi,
> I have x86_64 machines running RHEL5 and am trying to install snoopy 
> through the customized package handling machine configurations.
> Since the machines are 32bit compatible, snoopy.i386 needs to be 
> installed also.
> So I've tried the following:
> Requires: snoopy(i386)
This should work on newer versions of rpm (actually on packages built 
with newer versions). On RHEL 5 you can try to work around by requiring 
files that are unique to both archs - typically files in /usr/lib(64)?


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