[arch-general] Making pacman ignore specific packages in a repo?

Ángel Velásquez angvp at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 22 07:10:40 EDT 2011

2011/3/22 Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>:
> 2011/3/22 jesse jaara <jesse.jaara at gmail.com>:
>> put a over b in pacman conf and it will always install from a and if it cant
>> be found it will move to b. Ignorepkg repob/package might work too
> The problem with that is that the package from b *will be considered*,
> and it'll actually be be chosen in some cases.  Is there a way to make
> sure pacman *never* considers the package from b?
> /M
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No this is not possible.

I guess for strange-non-supported pacman cases you should do this manually

Angel Velásquez
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