[arch-general] pacman's "Depends On"

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Apr 23 15:57:48 UTC 2015

On Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:42:44 +0200, G. Schlisio wrote:
>arch does not support partial upgrades. it is simply to much of a
>hassle, to keep track of every versioned dependency. so, if you choose
>to update partially, you have to deal with it on your own (as you
>already do).
>i think there have been several diskussions about that on this ML, so
>if you need more info, maybe a search in the archives can help you.

Thank you.

I guess I will search for another solution. Maybe a chroot for the
outdated version of virtualbox. OTOH I don't know if a chroot won't
cause USB issues.

At the moment I can keep it the way it is, but within a few month it
might be better to find another solution.


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