[arch-general] Error updating related to pygobject, pygobject-devel, Python, and Python2

Myra Nelson myra.nelson at hughes.net
Sat Sep 3 12:13:42 EDT 2011

On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 02:02, Morris <lorimz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 3, 2011 at 6:47 AM, Myra Nelson <myra.nelson at hughes.net> wrote:
>> It would seem I have something misconfigured on my machine. I haven't
>> noticed anything on the mailing list or on the Arch news about this,
>> checked the bug tracker and followed the links to the Python mailing
>> list, and I'm still a little confused. Below is an example of what I
>> get back from pacman -Sy and pacman -Su, the rest is in a pastebin at
>> http://pastebin.com/3dBxsGvE.
>> myra at gandalf ../repos/extra-x86_64]:pacsu (equivalent to pacman -Su)
>> :: Starting full system upgrade...
>> warning: pacman: local (4.0.0rc1-1) is newer than core (3.5.4-4)
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-gobject2? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-gtkhtml2? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-gtkspell? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-httplib2? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-libgnome? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-nose? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-numpy? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-pip? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-pyopenssl? [Y/n] y
>> :: Replace pygobject with extra/python2-pyqt? [Y/n] y
>> --- adnauseum
>> resolving dependencies...
>> looking for inter-conflicts...
>> error: unresolvable package conflicts detected
>> error: failed to prepare transaction (conflicting dependencies)
>> :: python2-nose and python-nose are in conflict
>> The adnauseum got 1455 line of repetition through pygobject and
>> pygobject-devel. Based on the Python mailing list referenced in
>> FS25747 on the bug tracker, I'm not sure what to do next. You'll
>> notice in the pastebin I stopped hitting the Y and just pressed enter
>> (yes I really did that).
>> No problems prior to today, but it seems as though I've borked
>> something up. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>> Myra
>> --
>> Life's fun when your sick and psychotic!
> Hello,
> you are probably experiencing https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/25527
> I had the same thing yesterday and solved it quickly by doing:
> # pacman -Rdd pygobject pygobject-devel
> # pacman -S --asdeps python2-gobject2
> after that I was able to -Syu fine
> lorim

Thank you very much. I missed that one when I did my search on the bug tracker.


Life's fun when your sick and psychotic!

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