[arch-general] Updating AUR package with pacman
jayesh.badwaik90 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 00:00:32 EDT 2012
On Thursday 19 Jul 2012 18:44:13 Thorsten Jolitz wrote:
> 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?
To answer your question - Yes. But you have to be careful. First do your normal system upgrade through pacman
and after that update AUR packages. Do not install normal packages through packer or yaourt, there have been some problems last time I was reading about it.
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