[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] heads up: /lib removal
daniel.wallace at gatech.edu
Sat Jul 7 22:04:35 EDT 2012
Say no to updating pacman first and read the news. If you choose to
reinstall use the net iso or core-remote it will install only up to date
packages, do not use the core iso's cache.
On Jul 7, 2012 9:27 PM, "Damjan" <gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Allan pushed glib 2.16-2 into [testing] which removes /lib as a
>> directory, replacing it with a symlink. A bit of advice...
>> - In the simplest case, the upgrade can be done as simply as:
>> pacman -Syu --ignore glibc && pacman -S glibc
>> - Since nothing is ever simple, if the above still fails on installation
>> of glibc (with a somewhat cryptic "/lib exists" error),
> I have an older Arch-testing system in a virtual machine, which I don't
> think I can upgrade very easily, since it requires a newer glibc (has
> 2.13-5 now) to upgrade a lot of the packages that have files in /lib
> Also it asks me about a pacman update that also can't be done because of a
> glibc dependency.
> I wonder if it be possible to upgrade Arch installed from the 2011.08.19
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