how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Sep 19 11:00:35 UTC 2011

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Debian policy is that any virtual dependencies must also have an
> explicit dependency. In your case it would be something like
> Requires: phonon-backend-gstreamer | phonon-backend

Unfortunately, RPM does not support this idiom.

        Kevin Kofler

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