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Bug #2581

installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency ...

bill-auger - 7 months ago - . Updated 7 months ago.

Status:
confirmed
Priority:
bug
Assignee:
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% Done:

0%


Description

libre/mplayer and other programs have unmet dependencies - they are installed but no longer in the repos

$ sudo pacman -Syu
....
:: installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency 'dmxproto' required by libdmx
:: installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency 'xf86dgaproto' required by libxxf86dga

History

#1

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

  • Status changed from confirmed to not-a-bug

a news item was posted on the parabola front page about this problem - per:

https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-announce/2019-December/000399.html

due to some recent changes in arch, manual intervention may be required if you hit any errors of the form:

:: installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency * required by *

to correct dependency errors related to 'xorgproto':

# pacman -Qi libdmx      &>1 && pacman -Rdd libdmx
# pacman -Qi libxxf86dga &>1 && pacman -Rdd libxxf86dga
# pacman -Syu
#2

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

  • Status changed from not-a-bug to confirmed
  • Subject changed from [mplayer][xorgproto]: installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency ... to installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency ...
#3

Updated by libreuser 7 months ago

when:
pacman -Rdd libdmx libxxf86dga
returns:
error: not found: libdmx AND exit without erase libxxf86dga

i had to run (separately):
pacman -Rdd libxxf86dga

:/

#4

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

thanks libreuser - ive updated the new item and my post above

#5

Updated by bill-auger 7 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

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