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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Nov 28 01:17:05 UTC 2016

On 27/11/16 12:49, Andrew Gregory wrote:
> 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?

That test seems to be exactly what is described.  So the problem lies


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