[pacman-dev] Do we need the force option?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 9 05:57:36 EST 2013

On 09/02/13 20:52, Jakob Gruber wrote:
> I'm not too happy about this to be honest. I've often had cases in
> which disk failures / crashes during updates / other causes left me
> with packages that did not own any of their files. Removing those
> one-by-one would be extremely tedious.

pacman -S --dbonly pkg && pacman -S pkg

The final one might not be needed, but better safe...

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