[aur-dev] reinstalling an already installed app

Arno Gaboury arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 09:50:23 EDT 2012

On 06/13/2012 03:27 PM, Arno Gaboury wrote:
> On 06/13/2012 03:13 PM, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM, Arno Gaboury 
>> <arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> this is a n00b question, but couldn't find any solution.
>>> I use Texstudio, and it has been working fine until recently. After 
>>> a huge
>>> bunch of updates yesterday, Texstudio doesn't launch, and returns this
>>> error:
>>> *texstudio: error while loading shared libraries: libpoppler-qt4.so.3:
>>> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>>> *My poppler-qt package is up to date.
>>> *
>>> *According to the AUR page, I shall rebuild Texstudio after my 
>>> update of
>>> libpoppler-qt. I rebuilt the package, but when I want to install, I 
>>> have a
>>> WARNING : Failed to install built package as a long list of
>>> usr/share/texstudio files exist in filesystem.
>>> My question is : how can I reinstall this AUR package? Shall I 
>>> uninstall
>>> it before, and how? Shall I force the install, and how? Shall I just 
>>> delete
>>> the already existing files in my filesystem?
>>> TY for your help.
>>> This isn't really a question for [aur-dev] btw, but more [arch-general]
>> Anyway as you can see libpoppler-qt4.so.3 is gone
>> [jelle at P8][~/server/Devel2]%pkgfile libpoppler-qt4.so.3
>> And there is .so.4 now
>> [jelle at P8][~/server/Devel2]%pkgfile libpoppler-qt4.so.4
>> extra/poppler-qt
>> So your application needs to rebuild so it knows about .so.4 instead of
>> .so.3 ( in short )
>> Now did you by any chance compile the package from source with using 
>> AUR?
>> Try to run the following command on the conflicting files
>> pacman -Qo  /usr/share/conflicting_files
> As fas as I can remember, I already add issues when installing 
> Texstudio from AUR, and you are right, I compiled it from source with 
> using AUR.
> The package is not outdated according to the maintainer, and one user 
> with same issue as mine claimed he didn't use packagemanager to 
> install texstudio first time, so his old installation was messed up 
> with the new one. It seems I have same problem, but I do not know how 
> to solve it.
> Most of all the conflicting files are .png, html  or files, except fot 
> the binary /usr/bin/studio. So I guess I can force the install, but 
> don't know how to do it.
After building the app, I cd in the src directroy, then run make 
install, Et voila!

N.B: Last time I posted in the gen ML about an AUR package, they send me 
to the AUR ML !! So I am not sure how to choose.

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