[arch-general] Pacman update: new package breaks many dependencies, how to cope

NTS nts at gyatso.de
Sat Feb 8 10:08:30 UTC 2020


These kinds of upgrade issues are documented here whenever they cannot
be avoided:


Your issue is this one:


where a simple solution is given, too.

Best regards,


On Sat, 8 Feb 2020 at 09:40, Jeanette C. via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hey hey,
> I just tried to update my system. Admittedly, I probably left it a little too
> long.
> Now xorgproto apparently breas a lot of dependencies. This includes dmxproto
> and xproto, which in turn are required by other packages like libgmx or
> libxfont.
> It there an "automated" method of dealing with this kind of dependency
> breakage? I dare not try this by hand. I don't know how many other packages
> would be affected by this.
> Best wishes and many thanks,
> Jeanette
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