[aur-general] what is the best way to resolve conflicting files in aur packages?
ndowens.aur at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 17:30:35 EDT 2010
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Alex Combas <alex.combas at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Nathan O <ndowens.aur at gmail.com> wrote:
> > First thing I would do, is to contact the maintainer of the package, and
> > temporarily edit the PKGBUILD of the package that is giving you the
> > if you are wanting to install it.
> I posted a message to him on the aur page for opencl-headers.
> And I did fix the problem on my computer, but for users who try to install
> my package they
> wont be able to do so unless they manually fix opencl-headers themselves.
> So any suggestions on how to fix this?
> I can see a couple of possible fixes:
> a) opencl-headers simply conflicts=(nvidia-utils) and then people install
> with -f
> b) opencl-headers removes cl.h cl_gl.h and cl_platform.h since they are
> provided by nvidia-utils
> c) nvidia-utils removes cl.h cl_gl.h and cl_platform.h since they are
> provided by opencl-headers
> d) ???
> Any other suggestions?
> Best regards,
> Alex Combas
Well a temporary solution may be to post a warning in the comment section of
your package that needs the problem-package(s) and maybe if you choose to,
use a pastebin service with the PKGBUILD that would fix the
problem-package(s) until the problem is fixed, then you can delete that
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