how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Sep 19 11:02:26 UTC 2011

Michael Schroeder wrote:
> Sounds like you want weak dependencies (i.e. "Suggests" et al).

In this case, I think disjunctive dependencies (default | virtual), as 
Matthew Garrett pointed out, are the right solution, not soft dependencies 
(though those would also be nice).

        Kevin Kofler

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