[aur-general] what is the best way to resolve conflicting files in aur packages?
jonno.conder+arch at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 17:41:22 EDT 2010
On 09/09/10 09:26, Alex Combas 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 problem
>> 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 it
> 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?
Just wait for the next driver release, which removes these headers:
(unless of course they are put in the Arch package anyway)
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