[pacman-dev] Odd -Su checkdeps error message

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Sat Jul 19 06:29:28 EDT 2008

[ngaba at Arch pacman]$ LANG=C sudo pacman -Su
:: Starting full system upgrade...
resolving dependencies...
looking for inter-conflicts...
error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
:: firefox-i18n: requires firefox=3.0

[ngaba at Arch pacman]$ LANG=C pacman -Qi firefox
Name           : firefox
Version        : 3.0-2

Hm. What's this?
[ngaba at Arch pacman]$ LANG=C sudo pacman -Su --debug | grep firefox
[12:20:47] debug: new version of 'firefox' found (3.0-2 => 3.0.1-1)
[12:20:47] debug: package 'firefox' not found in sync

Aha. We should somehow inform the user about the selected packages.
Btw, these --debug messages are also odd, (instead of 'firefox' not
found in sync (== target list), we should say adding firefox to the
target list).


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