how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Fri Sep 16 18:42:23 UTC 2011

On 16 September 2011 18:43, seth vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> having different tools is not acceptable. Especially when one of them is
> not even remotely covering the use cases of our actual users.

Installing 205 new i686 packages when updating the system is not acceptable.

> I think I'm going to suggest to fesco that all non-yum depsolvers be
> removed from the distribution. It just creates more work than it does
> value.

Ha! That's really funny, and it's just made my evening. While you're
asking fesco, can you also ask them to remove KDE and XFCE as well

There's really nothing special about a package manager I assure you.


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