[aur-general] Strange pikaur behaviour

Peter Nabbefeld peter.nabbefeld at gmx.de
Sun Aug 1 15:20:01 UTC 2021

Am 01.08.21 um 16:07 schrieb Peter Nabbefeld via aur-general:
> Hello,
> I'm currently trying to build meshroom-git. I removed the old
> installation to replace alembic-qfix by community/alembic, and I'm able
> to build meshroom-git (with some problems).
> 1. For installation, I use "pikaur -Sa meshroom-git".
> 2. pikaur tells me about missing alembic-qfix, though latest PKGBUILD
> does not refer to it as a dependency.
> 3. I can only build meshroom-git after making some change
> (commenting/uncommenting a print instruction).
> 4. When I try again, I'm again told about dependency alembic-qfix not
> found in AUR.
> Also, when building meshroom-git, two outdated dependencies are built
> first and removed after the build.
> Obviously, there's still an earlier version of PKGBUILD located
> somewhere which is not deleted (and I don't know where to find it, as
> removing ~/.local/share/pikaur/aur_repos/meshroom-git and
> ~/.cache/pikaur/{build,pkg}/meshroom-git does not seem to be enough).
> Any idea?
> Kind regards,
> Peter
I've tried to use aura, but same problems. PKGBUILD
does not contain any dependency on alembic-qfix, so it's probably a
repository/versioning problem.


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