RPM architecture query ?

John Hodrien johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Wed Oct 25 06:11:38 CDT 2006


On Wed, 25 Oct 2006, Florent Gilain wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have to install rmp in order to install oracle on a RHEL4 ES 64 bits
> PE2950.
>
> I ru nthe following command :
>
> [root at rh4de-dell ~]# rpm -qa | grep glibc
> compat-glibc-headers-2.3.2-95.30
> glibc-headers-2.3.4-2.19
> glibc-devel-2.3.4-2.19
> glibc-common-2.3.4-2.19
> glibc-kernheaders-2.4-9.1.98.EL
> glibc-2.3.4-2.19
> glibc-2.3.4-2.19
> glibc-devel-2.3.4-2.19
> compat-glibc-2.3.2-95.30
>
> As you can see, i see 2 lines wiht a rpm called "glibc-2.3.4-2.19".
>
> What's the differences between the 2 lines ? I suppose it is because of
> platform architecture ? How to know if it is a x86, 64 or i686 rpm ?

They'll be different arches (x86_64 and i386 say).  --qf can be used to change
the output format to reveal arch as well.  See the rpm man page.

jh

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