[arch-general] Question on repository

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 25 16:21:28 EST 2011

On 01/25/2011 11:14 PM, Jesse Juhani Jaara wrote:
> ti, 2011-01-25 kello 22:13 +0100, Grzegorz Rumiński kirjoitti:
>> Hi lads,
>> Can I selectively install apackage from [testing] repo or do I have to
>> uncomment it in pacman.conf, update database, install it and then comment it
>> again? Is there a way to install it more quickly/with less messing around
>> with conf file? I do not have access to my arch box for a few weeks now but
>> started to wonder...
>> Thanks,
>> Greg.
> Enable it in pacman.conf and place it as the last repository. Then
> pacman -Sy testing/pkg_name

Never ever do this. testing repo is all or nothing.


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