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Re: Xwindows status?

To: eak@detroit.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Xwindows status?
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 20:26:58 +0200
Cc: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>, SGI/Linux mailing list <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <35B4DA52.A17C32A7@detroit.sgi.com>; from Eric Kimminau on Tue, Jul 21, 1998 at 02:13:38PM -0400
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980721093249.5677D-100000@thebrain> <35B4D431.F77FB01B@detroit.sgi.com> <35B4D6A8.811A9941@netscape.com> <35B4DA52.A17C32A7@detroit.sgi.com>
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On Tue, Jul 21, 1998 at 02:13:38PM -0400, Eric Kimminau wrote:

> and
> [root@linux RPMS]# rpm -Uvh --force pythonlib-1.22-1.noarch.rpm 
> package pythonlib-1.22-1 is for a different architecture
> error: pythonlib-1.22-1.noarch.rpm cannot be installed
> 
> and
> 
> [root@linux RPMS]# rpm -Uvh --force tksysv-1.0-3.noarch.rpm 
> package tksysv-1.0-3 is for a different architecture
> error: tksysv-1.0-3.noarch.rpm cannot be installed
> 
> although I believe this last one might be intentional, is there a reason
> to include it if it is unuseable?

--force won't force the installation, you have to use --ignorearch if
you want to force installation of a package of the other architecture.
This is a known glitch in HH; Alex is investigating the source of the
problem.

  Ralf

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