how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

drago01 drago01 at
Thu Oct 6 19:50:18 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 7:51 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at> wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-09-17 at 13:20 +0200, Kevin Kofler 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.

It can be made faster by
1) doing mutliple rebuilds in parallel
2) create uncompressed rpms (there is no point in compressing them
just to uncompress them shortly afterwards).

But 2) is kind of tricky with signing.

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