[aur-general] Dependency conflicts in nvidia-utils-beta

Marcel W. Wysocki maci at satgnu.net
Sun Jan 4 08:42:58 EST 2009

On Sun, 4 Jan 2009 14:04:57 +0100
Dan Vratil <progdan at progdansoft.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm maintaining nvidia-utils-beta [1] in AUR and tomorrow someone had again 
> problem with the following conflict:
> nvidia-utils-beta requires xorg-server which requires libgl, but nvidia-utils-
> beta conflicts with libgl as it provides it's own libgl library.
> I added ligbl to provides=() array, but if you are installing nvidia-utils-
> beta on system with installed libgl, pacman does not solve that. I also tried 
> to put 'libgl=180.11' to provides=() in hope, pacman will consider it as 
> update of standart libgl (7.2 currently) but it is also not a solution.
> The only way is to pacman -Rd libgl and then to install nvidia-utils-beta, but 
> I'd like to make it work without need of manually uninstalling libgl.

i think exactly the same thing happens with the packages in extra
may it be catalys-utils or nvidia-utils.

i always have to pacman -Rd libgl when i want to install them.

Marcel W. Wysocki <maci at satgnu.net>

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