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

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Mar 22 07:25:05 EDT 2011

2011/3/22 Ángel Velásquez <angvp at archlinux.org>:
> 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?
> No this is not possible.
> I guess for strange-non-supported pacman cases you should do this manually

Yes, but I wanted to avoid it when doing some "exploratory package building" :-)

Thanks for the help and information provided anyway.


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