[arch-general] pacman --assume-installed in a config file?
scimmia at archlinux.org
Thu Jun 18 13:46:12 UTC 2020
On Thu, 18 Jun 2020 15:30:24 +0200
Damjan Georgievski via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I often find myself using the `assume-installed` option of pacman
> when doing upgrades, since I want to avoid some (for me) nonsensical
> dependencies to be installed.
> Is it possible to configure this in some config file, so I don't have
> to remember to type it all the time?
> sudo pacman -Syu --assume-installed noto-fonts
> noto-fonts is pulled as a dependency of plasma-integration, but I
> don't want it installed since it takes over the default fonts (ships
> an aggressive fontconfig configuration) for many websites, and looks
> quite bad *for me* (on a 14" FHD display).
> It's also a 90MB package I don't need.
Make a dummy package that provides it.
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