how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Thu Oct 6 19:35:43 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 10:51:43PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > (That said, there definitely needs to be a way to disable it, and maybe it 
> > should even be disabled by default. I personally always uninstall yum-
> > presto. For me, it's much faster to just download packages than to rebuild 
> > them from deltas. Only users on really slow connections benefit from it.)
> My desktop can rebuild deltas at ~3MB/sec. So even my really fast
> internet connection is slower than delta rebuild.

Your internet connection is clearly not fast enough. :)

Matthew Miller <mattdm at>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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