[arch-general] circular self-dependency removing evolution-data-server

Tinu Weber takeya at bluewin.ch
Mon Jan 7 15:35:49 UTC 2019

On Mon, Jan 07, 2019 at 10:28:04 -0500, Genes Lists via arch-general wrote:
> What am I doing wrong?
> # pacman -R evolution-data-server
> checking dependencies...
> error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
> :: evolution: removing evolution-data-server breaks dependency
> 'evolution-data-server'
> :: folks: removing evolution-data-server breaks dependency
> 'evolution-data-server'
> # pacman -Q pacman evolution-data-server
> pacman 5.1.2-2
> evolution-data-server 3.30.4-1

That is not a circular dependency. Pacman is telling you that evolution
and folks depend on evolution-data-server, so if it were to remove the
latter, it would break the dependency for evolution and folks.

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