[arch-general] Problems using AUR since upgrade of pacman db version

Rich rich-mail at octoxol.com
Thu Jan 1 16:41:53 UTC 2015

On 01/01/2015 10:27 AM, Troy Engel wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 1, 2015 at 10:12 AM, Geoff <capsthorne at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> Not intending to contradict, but rebuilding cower worked for me.  I used a
>> clean tarball and did makepackage --skipinteg (see the discussion under cower
>> in the AUR)
> Same here on multiple systems. The pacman upgrade replaced libalpm.so
> from .8 to .9, you'll probably need to run 'pacman-db-upgrade', then
> rebuild/reinstall cower (another thread also mentioned package-query,
> which backs yaourt). If you're using pacaur there's an update for that
> as well which adds the prevent-as-root check to align with the new
> pacman 4.2 restriction.
> hth,
> -te
The procedure described here, 
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/package-query/ worked for package 
-query and pkgbrowser.

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