[pacman-dev] Conflicts handling

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 06:38:49 EDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 11:12:39AM +0100, Nagy Gabor wrote:
> I must mention -Su here. If user has two "similar-functionality" packages, and
> the outdated ones didn't conflict and the upgraded ones will conflict, pacman
> -Su will induce a target<->target conflict. But just simply removing one of the
> packages from the target list usually won't help; but IIRC (that was months ago
> ;-) my patch first resolves target<->target conflicts, _then_
> (new!)targetlist<->localdb conflicts, so removing would help here.

I may see what you mean here, but an example (maybe an existing pactest, or a
new one) would still help clearing any eventual confusion :)

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