[arch-general] pacman: downloading without "looking for inter-conflicts"?
magnus at therning.org
Thu Mar 31 03:52:48 EDT 2011
Is there some way of downloading upgradable packages without running
the "looking for inter-conflicts" step?
I have a locally modified broadcom-wl package, the modification is
a dependency on the specific version of the kernel (in order to avoid
the all too common situation where I updated the kernel and promptly
lost connectivity). What I'd really like to do is download all
upgradable packages, then remove connectivity in a controlled way,
perform the upgrade from the local cache, re-boot, re-build the
broadcom-wl package. I fail at this since 'pacman -Suw' won't
download upgradable packages if there are "inter-conflicts" (in my
case caused by my broadcom-wl package). Is there some way to get
pacman to perform the download without "looking for inter-conflicts"?
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