how to have yum prefer one dependency over others

tim.lauridsen at tim.lauridsen at
Mon Sep 19 15:46:03 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 1:00 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:
> 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.
Why don't you just replace rpm, with deb too, while you are at it ?

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