how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Sat Sep 17 10:43:54 UTC 2011

On 17 September 2011 11:05, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at> wrote:
> I don't mind as long as it's callable from other languages (either
> using generated bindings like GIR or using hand written bindings).

I've just pushed:

commit 4132eb5a40e1a6a85358e96f7adfd3cf56e8ef3f
Author: Richard Hughes <richard at>
Date:   Sat Sep 17 11:34:34 2011 +0100

    Enable GObject introspection support

> I would just caution that I found GIR was not expressive enough to
> implement libguestfs bindings.  Specifically it lacked support for
> optional arguments and structs (unless encapsulated as an object).  I
> don't know whether or not that would affect zif.

Ohh, 99.9% of Zif is using GObjects and GTypes, so I don't think that
will be a problem here.


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