[arch-general] How did spyder/python-spyder-kernels downgrade version?

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 8 01:05:34 UTC 2020

On 3/7/20 7:06 PM, Oon-Ee Ng via arch-general wrote:
> I've got spyder-4.0.1-2 and python-spyder-kernels-1.8.1-1 installed.
> They're not self-compiled, they just came in as regular repo updates (on
> 22nd February 2020).
> However the current repo version of both is 3.3.6-2 and 0.5.2-4. Looks like
> a rollback of spyder related packages took place? Shouldn't epoch be
> updated in that case?
> I have [testing] enabled but I don't know how to check if the current
> installed version is from community-testing.

pacman -Ss spyder

Looks like the new version was added to community-testing, then
withdrawn. Any future updates to it *should* increment the pkgrel once
again, so no downgrades ever happen.

As for why they were withdrawn to begin with, this has some context:

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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