[arch-general] Error when I try update pacman -Syu

LoneVVolf lonewolf at xs4all.nl
Tue Mar 25 16:14:58 EDT 2014

On 25-03-14 16:09, Maykel Franco wrote:
> 2014-03-24 18:58 GMT+01:00 Karol Blazewicz <karol.blazewicz at gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 5:54 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Am 24.03.2014 17:18, schrieb Karol Blazewicz:
>>>> jre7 is in the AUR so pacman won't update it, but jre7-openjdk is in
>>>> the repos and provides the same 'item' as jre7: java-runtime=7
>>>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/jr/jre7/PKGBUILD
>>>> https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/jre7-openjdk/
>>>> that's why they conflict.
>>> That's not why they conflict. It's because jre7 explicitly has
>>> java-runtime=7 as a conflict (among others). 'conflicts' has nothing to
>>> do with 'provides'.
>>>> You seem to be using jre7. If you want to keep using it, you have to
>>>> keep jre7-openjdk out. Try adding it to IgnorePkg.
>>> And how will that help?
>>>>> root at arch-maykel /home/maykel/ # LANG=C yaourt -Rdd jre7-openjdk
>>>>> error: target not found: jre7-openjdk
>>> It seems that a package is updated and the newer version explicitly
>>> depends on jre7-openjdk. This is probably a packaging error (although
>>> after a quick glance at the repos, I cannot find any such package).
>> You're right, Thomas.
>> Maykel, install expac and run
>> expac "%n - %E" -S $(checkupdates) | grep jre7-openjdk
> Thanks for all. This command not result anything....


The error suggests you have jre7 installed from aur 
(https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/jre7/ ).
Do you remember why you have that installed ?
the output of pacman -Qi jre7    might also help to figure that out.


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