[pacman-dev] Package upgrade issues: False file conflicts

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Thu Sep 18 08:07:31 EDT 2008

> The problem seems to be that in the old package
> /usr/lib/klibc/include/asm is a symlink to another directory which
> contains these files. In the new package, this symlink is replaced by a
> directory. pacman thinks that there are file conflicts, while there are
> none. I cannot find a viable workaround for this.

Thanks for the report, this is a known issue:  
We also have pactests for this as a reminder.


P.S.: This is quite difficult to fix...

SZTE Egyetemi Konyvtar - http://www.bibl.u-szeged.hu
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