how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Miloslav Trmač mitr at
Fri Sep 16 18:45:26 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 8:42 PM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at> wrote:
>> 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
> please.
> There's really nothing special about a package manager I assure you.

How about the 1126 members of the "packager" group - i.e. most of us -
that would have to create and maintain packages compatible with two
different systems?

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