[arch-general] Updating AUR package with pacman

Thorsten Jolitz tjolitz at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 19 12:44:13 EDT 2012

Jonathan Dlouhy <dlouhy55 at gmail.com> writes:

> On 07/19/2012 12:18 PM, Jayesh Badwaik wrote:
>> On Thursday 19 Jul 2012 17:13:44 Thorsten Jolitz wrote:
>>> Hi List,
>>> when I want to install a new version from an already installed AUR
>>> package - do I have to remove the old version first, or do I simply
>>> follow the same steps as if there would be no old version on my machine
>>> and pacman takes care of everything?
>> You can just install the new version. Pacman takes care of it. But
>> even better would be to use something like packer/yaourt.
> packer -Syu --auronly

Packer must be new somehow, did not hear about it before (only about
yaourt). So this would render my git-clone of the AUR repo superfluous,
because it makes AUR packages as easily installable and updatable like
packages form the official repos?


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