[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] Installation of libreoffice

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Aug 3 08:09:06 EDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-03 at 13:39 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 03.08.2011 09:24, schrieb Auguste Pop:
> > On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Guillermo Leira <gleira at gleira.com> wrote:
> >> If you run pacman -Ss libreoffice, you see that there seems to be a libreoffice group. But when you run pacman -S libreoffice, only libreoffice-common is installed...
> >>
> > i guess that's because libreoffice-common provides libreoffice. try
> > pacman -S $(pacman -Sgq libreoffice)
> > 
> Yes, that shouldn't be. It's broken the way it is - either the group
> should be renamed, or the provides should be removed.

As pacman will happily install multiple replacement packages, I would
suggest removing the provides= line from libreoffice-common and adding
replaces=libreoffice to the split packages that should get installed
when upgrading.

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