[arch-general] race condition when upgrading the new ncurses package

Anatol Pomozov anatol.pomozov at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 09:28:58 UTC 2015


On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 5:24 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com>

> However, installing just a few packages instead of all packages needs
> to be done, if the Internet connection get interrupted too often to
> make a complete upgrade in one step. So a note by the Arch news IMO
> still is useful.

Pacman downloads all packages before installing any of them. So if you have
a bad Internet connection then you'll be stuck at the first (download)
step. It will not leave your system in broken state.

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