[arch-general] libtiff dependency broken - x86-64

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Sat Jul 11 15:02:12 EDT 2009

On Saturday 11 July 2009 05:49:59 am Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-07-10 at 22:19 -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> >  Installing libjpeg, libmng and libtiff from testing with pacman -U
> > then allows a system update to proceed normally.
> After which you have a broken system because many things link to libjpeg
> and have a version in testing that has been rebuilt with this new
> version.
> Selective package installation from testing isn't the smartest thing to
> do if you don't know why those packages are in testing.


	Of course you are right. After firefox wouldn't start, I gave up and just added testing as a repo and did a system update. Now all is working fine on my laptop. (My server is still hosed..... )

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