[pacman-dev] Fwd: [arch-dev-public] Moving arduino into [community] important notes

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 02:49:48 UTC 2016

On 11/27/16 at 10:16am, Allan McRae wrote:
> Issue described on pacman-dev:
> The 2nd issue is when people try to upgrade from an older version of
> arduino that provided arduino-builder. It will fail to install as the
> new version says "oh, arduino-builder is already installed". It then
> tries to remove arduino and the arduino-builder dependency is not
> satisfied anymore. This only affects a small number of versions, but
> still raise up on AUR. I am not sure if this got fixed in pacman by now.
> -> To resolve this issue you need to remove arduino first and then
> reinstall it.
> From what I can see, package A provides B, but in the next update, A and
> B are separate packages.

The problem doesn't make sense as described; pacman doesn't count
packages being upgraded when doing dependency checks.  Is this the
problem tested in sync-update-package-removing-required-provides?


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