how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Sat Sep 17 14:58:55 UTC 2011

On 09/17/2011 07:53 PM, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> The near-flamefest on this thread over whose depsolver is the best is
> largely besides the point: in a perfect world there would be just one
> Grand Unified Depsolver (library) that everything including rpm itself
> would use. And in order for rpm to be able to use it, it'd have to be
> implemented in C. Whether its *in* rpm or something external (such as
> libsatsolver) is a different question entirely. Now there's a nice
> little pet-project for somebody

Ah I was hoping to come to this point.   You are willing to merge a
depsolver directly in RPM?  If so, have you looked at libsolv?


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