[aur-general] problem uploading

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Wed May 21 02:49:31 EDT 2008

Firmicus wrote:
> Allan McRae a écrit :
>> Firmicus wrote:
>>> I am trying to upload the package perl-ppi to AUR, but I get the 
>>> error message "You are not allowed to overwrite the perl-ppi 
>>> package" even though this package does not exist on AUR.
>> It would seem you've run into the worlds most annoying bug 
>> (http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/8672).  But it is interesting that 
>> this package appears to have never existed in the AUR.
> This is a pain, coz perl-ppi is a dependency of perl-critic, which I 
> have uploaded to AUR on Saturday. What should I do?

Reading the bug report, there might be a work around.  If perl-critic is 
the only package depending on perl-ppi, delete it, then try uploading 
perl-ppi.  It seems you should always upload dependencies first.  I am 
interested to see if this works.


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