how to have yum prefer one dependency over others
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Sep 16 18:52:58 UTC 2011
On Fri, 2011-09-16 at 19:48 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> 2011/9/16 Miloslav Trmač <mitr at volny.cz>:
> > 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?
> That's nonsense, sorry. Zif is quite capable of using the same
> metadata as yum and performing the same function with the same set of
Not if Zif is coming up with different results for providers.
Since you've developed entirely in your own silo I suspect you've failed
to discover the bevy of edge and corner cases which plague package
You should consider working with the packaging team. They have a
combined experience and history of rpm and yum with millions and
millions of installs and users of each to draw from.
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