[arch-general] [signoff] kernel26 126.96.36.199-1
marfig at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 13:43:02 EDT 2010
On 03-08-2010 16:14, Simon Stoakley wrote:
> On 03/08/10 09:51, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
>> 2010/8/3 Lukáš Jirkovský<l.jirkovsky at gmail.com>:
>>> On 3 August 2010 09:39, Tobias Powalowski<t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
>>>> Latest kernel is in testing,
>>>> please signoff for both arches.
>>>> I already have
>>>> .35 prepared, a fast signoff would be great.
>>>> Archlinux Developer& Package Maintainer
>>>> tpowa at archlinux.org
>>> I get following error on x86_64:
>>> (1/1) checking for file conflicts
>>> [####################] 100%
>>> error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
>>> kernel26: /lib/modules/2.6.34-ARCH/modules.devname exists in filesystem
>>> kernel26: /lib/modules/2.6.34-ARCH/modules.softdep exists in filesystem
>>> but it may be due to the experiments with kernel26-rc I did earlier
>> I get this too (on x86_64; didn't check on i686), when trying to
>> upgrade from 188.8.131.52-1. Also, no package owns those two files, but
>> the rest of the /lib/modules/2.6.34-ARCH/modules.* files are owned by
>> kernel26 184.108.40.206-1.
> I also get this, if it's safe to pacman -Sf this, wouldn't it be a
> good idea to put up a news item,(as i think someone suggested earlier)
> to stop the forum getting flodded with posts and also to let people
> know (it is the kernel after all). Just a thought.
I'd indeed appreciate if a news item was generated with a little more
detailed explanation of how to handle with the error. Because so far I
don't understand from both this and arch-dev-public's thread on the same
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