[pacman-dev] Community repository trouble in Pacman

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 15:04:35 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Vladyslav Chyzhevskyi
<coirius at coirius.com> wrote:
> Hello, I have a problem with Community repository in Pacman.
> Forever, when I try to update my system, or to install packages from
> [Community], Pacman return next error message:
> [coirius at atom ~]$ sudo pacman -S hwinfo
> error: could not open file /var/lib/pacman/sync/community.db: (Empty
> error message)
> error: target not found: hwinfo
> Who knowns how to resorve this trouble?

This is much more of a question for arch-general or the forums then
here on the development list, but you should probably try `pacman -Sy`
first. If that doesn't produce any output saying it is updating
community, then something else is wrong.


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