[pacman-dev] Bug with rxvt-unicode version check

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 05:19:58 EST 2007

On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 01:45:29AM +0100, bardo wrote:
> Hi all.
> I'm experiencing a strange problem: rxvt-unicode should be upgraded
> from 8.4-1 to 8.5a-1, but when it comes the time of checking if the
> package has been cached, 8.4-1 is marked as a match, and gets
> installed instead of the new version. I can reproduce this whenever I
> want, since pacman tries to upgrade rxvt-unicode with every -Su.
> The relevant part of pacman -Syu --debug is attached, I can upload the
> whole log if needed (~750KB).
> Corrado

This problem already happened. It's not a bug in pacman.
It's either an user (well, developer) mistake, or a bug in the repo scripts.

cat /var/lib/pacman/sync/extra/rxvt-unicode-8.5a-1/desc

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