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Old 01-10-2004, 01:59 PM   #1
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what does "noarch" mean?


I have seen lots of the rpm packages saying noarch, what does it mean?
 
Old 01-10-2004, 02:02 PM   #2
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It means that it is not compiled for a specific pc architecture - noarch as opposed to i386, i486, i586, i686.

In theory, that rpm should run on whatever system you have (as long as it's a pc ).
 
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thanx man, that makes sense
 
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