[arch-general] can't 'pacman -Syu' to xorgproto 2019.2-2

Greg Minshall minshall at acm.org
Thu Jan 9 00:45:42 UTC 2020

hi.  today i can't do a "pacman -Syu", and i'm still too much of a
newbie to know how to approach this.  i'll be grateful for any advice.

the following message was mentioned recently, and maybe relates?

cheers, Greg

{812} % sudo pacman -Syu
:: Synchronizing package databases...
 core is up to date
 extra is up to date
 community is up to date
:: Starting full system upgrade...
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...
error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
:: installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency 'xf86miscproto' required by libxxf86misc

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