[arch-general] unable to install anything via yaourt

Nilesh Govindarajan nilesh at itech7.com
Sun Jan 2 03:08:52 EST 2011

On 01/02/2011 01:35 PM, Nilesh Govindarajan wrote:
 > On 01/02/2011 01:20 PM, Madhurya Kakati wrote:
 >> I was wondering if theres anyway to to install a package in such a way
 >> that
 >> pacman over writes all the files. I tries pacman -Sf xz but it didn't
 >> help.
 > A quick solution to your problem is remove /usr/local/bin/xz and create
 > a symlink to liblzma.so.0 in /usr/lib
 > cd /usr/lib
 > ln -s liblzma.so liblzma.so.0
 > *NOTE: This is not the fix, it's a hack.*

Hey wait a minute, does /usr/bin/xz exist?
If it is existing, try running /usr/bin/xz with full path.
It must work.
In that case, no symlinks etc is required, remove /usr/local/bin/xz.

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