[arch-general] unable to install anything via yaourt
mkakati2805 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 03:20:39 EST 2011
On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Nilesh Govindarajan <nilesh at itech7.com>wrote:
> 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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yes /usr/bin/xz does exist. the problem is that i once messed up xz and had
to force remove it from the system and install it manually via compiling. i
didn't set -prefix=usr back then and it got installed to /usr/local/. and i
guess thats what causing all this
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