[arch-general] util-linux pacman error, file conflicts (safe to force?)
David C. Rankin
drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Tue Jul 10 00:20:38 EDT 2012
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On 07/09/2012 11:38 AM, Leonid Isaev wrote:
> Hmm.. pacman should have taken care of this automatically.
> Do: pacman -Sy && pacman -Su --ignore util-linux,shadow && pacman -S shadow
> util-linux. If the last call fails, use --force.
> /bin/login was owned by shadow. Now it is owned why util-linux. Apparently
> utils-linux is tried first, that's why the update fails.
Thank you Leonid,
I will have to rebuild shadow. My display manager still relies on the older
shadow prior to the soname bump that occurred a couple of months ago. I guess I
could just use the kde4/kdm in the interim. So at least we know what is causing
Any background on why files such as 'login' are changing packages? Just
curious really. In the 2.21.2 -> 2.21.3 update to util-linux, it inherited the
Was the driver behind it just 'housekeeping' for lack of better words?
David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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