[arch-general] Still Glibc problems

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Jul 20 10:52:46 EDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 4:27 PM, D. R. Evans <doc.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
> Norbert Zeh said the following at 07/19/2012 06:08 PM :
>> Well, the filesystem instructions are older and applied at the time the glibc
>> upgrade was not an issue yet.  Combining the two instructions, I would guess the
>> following should work:
>> pacman -Syu --ignore filesystem --ignore glibc [and ignore any other packages that block the upgrade]
>> pacman -S --force filesystem --ignore glibc
>> pacman -Sd <everything you couldn't upgrade due to ignored glibc>

Looks good to me.

> Incidentally, this is quite a long list.
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:usrlib seems to suggest
> that the list will contain only a few items, but the actual number is of the
> order a couple of dozen packages.

That's surprising that it is so many, however, it appears you haven't
updated this system in some time which might explain that it is
different to what most people are seeing.


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