[arch-general] xorg upgrade - error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Tue Mar 15 15:51:23 EDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 02:44:25PM -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> On 03/15/2011 02:25 PM, David C. Rankin wrote:
> >On 03/15/2011 01:42 PM, Cédric Girard wrote:
> >>The useful thing to do in that case is to run a "pkgfile -s" (provided by
> >>pkgtools) on those files to see which package own them.
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >
> >(smacks self)
> >
> >Thanks Cédric,
> >
> >I have a bunch more boxes to update, so I'll get the information and report back :)
> >
> This must be a fluke due to something I can't explain on this one
> box. I have now upgraded 4 more boxes and I can't reproduce it.
> Strange. I've got a few more boxes to go, so I'll let you know if I
> see this again. The big issue on this one box is the PKGBUILD
> depends=('xorg') reinstalling everything. I'll follow up on that in
> the other thread. It may just be something with this one box as
> well.

Well, this is probably related to FS#23271, isn't it? [1]

[1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23271

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