[arch-general] problem installing octave
kacper.b.zuk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 16:55:54 EST 2012
Try to change mirror and do pacman -Syy.
2012/2/16 Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41:53PM +0100, Karol Blazewicz wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 10:36 PM, Fons Adriaensen <fons at linuxaudio.org>
> > > Because it is apparently a dependency of octave. And pacman tried to
> > > install it, but failed due to the 'no version information'.
> > 'pacman -S foo' doesn't work that way.
> Could you elaborate a bit on that ? Isn't 'pacman -S foo' supposed
> to either install (if not yet installed) or update any dependencies
> of 'foo' ? That anyway is what apperently it has done for the last
> three years I've been using it...
> I can perfectly understand that this will trigger an avalanche of
> updates on a system that is mostly out of date, and that the result
> can't be guaranteed in such cases and a full system update is in order.
> But that is not the case here. What happens is that one library fails
> to install (also separately) as a result of 'no version information'.
> Vor uns liegt ein weites Tal, die Sonne scheint - ein Glitzerstrahl.
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