[arch-general] libgcrypt.so.20 missing

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 13 16:42:47 EST 2014

Am 13.01.2014 20:34, schrieb Mark Lee:
> On Mon, 2014-01-13 at 14:19 -0500, Mark Lee wrote:
>> The reason why packages couldn't upgrade was because of gnupg which is
>> needed for package signature verification from pacman. An updated gnupg
>> points to libgcrypt.so.20 while the old one points to libgcrypt.so.11.
>> Hence, what has to be done is gnupg must be updated before libgcrypt (or
>> else signature verification fails). Libgcrypt must be updated before the
>> system is rebooted or else gnupg fails.
>> Hence, an advisory should be sent out that gnupg should be updated
>> before libgcrypt, and libgcrypt should be updated before the system's
>> ever rebooted.
> Salutations,
> Actually scratch that, one should install gnupg 2.0.22-2 and libgcrypt
> 1.6.0-1 simultaneously (same pacman line) before trying to install other
> things.

That is all nonsense. Everything must be updated in a single transaction
using `pacman -Syu`. This has been done by countless [testing] users in
December without a single reported problem.

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