[arch-general] js60 update -- reveals older packages installed as deps not updated and left on system
Jagannathan Tiruvallur Eachambadi
jagannathante at gmail.com
Sat May 18 12:59:05 UTC 2019
On 17-05-19 18:23:00 -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Further checking whether any of the old packages are required shows
> they are
>$ pacman -Qdt
> So is this just one of those circumstances where you have to manually check
>if packages are no longer needed by the system and uninstall manually? It's
>not a big deal, but more a curiosity to understand when this type thing can
>occur in the normal process of just calling pacman -Syu.
Yes, pacman doesn't autoremove packages. It can be frustrating at times
when a package can be removed due to a not so direct replacement. Here
js52 does not replace js17 so I don't see how it can be removed.
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