how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Sep 19 00:46:58 UTC 2011

I wrote:

> Richard Hughes wrote:
>> Naa, try the version of zif in F16, or grab the latest upstream SRPM
>> and rebuild it for f15 from here:
> I submitted a Koji scratch build of zif-0.2.4-0.78.20110918git for F15:
> It's a scratch build, so it will NOT be pushed to any repository (download
> the build output directly from Koji if you want it) and it will expire in
> 2 weeks.
> I might set up a zif backport repository for F15 on
> like I did with gtk3 for F14 if there's interest and if you (Richard
> Hughes) are OK with it.

Well, looks like we also need a rebuild of PackageKit-zif against the new 
soname (, the package in F15 is built against, so I 
think the repo is the best solution if we want people to be able to test 
this. Richard, what do you think?

        Kevin Kofler

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