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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 08:34:21 EDT 2008

2008/9/18 Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>:
> Idézet Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>:
>>> 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.
> Workaround: -Uf.

He knows this- by workaround he meant "way of building/installing
package that the conflict doesn't happen". -f *sucks*. We should never
have to use it in the normal course of action.


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