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FS#13599 - Conflicting files during nvidia package update

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Maciej Sitarz (macieks2) - Saturday, 28 February 2009, 19:07 GMT
Last edited by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Sunday, 01 March 2009, 00:19 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture i686
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:
Can't update nvidia packages from testing:

# LC_ALL="" pacman -Suy
:: Synchronizing package databases...
compiz-fusion is up to date
testing is up to date
core is up to date
extra is up to date
community is up to date
:: Starting full system upgrade...
resolving dependencies...
looking for inter-conflicts...

Targets (2): nvidia-utils-180.35-1 nvidia-180.35-1

Total Download Size: 0.00 MB
Total Installed Size: 36.45 MB

Proceed with installation? [Y/n]
checking package integrity...
(2/2) checking for file conflicts [###############################################################################] 100%
error: could not prepare transaction
error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
nvidia-utils: /usr/share/licenses/nvidia-utils/LICENSE exists in filesystem
nvidia: /usr/share/licenses/nvidia exists in filesystem
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.


# LC_ALL="" pacman -Qo /usr/share/licenses/nvidia-utils/LICENSE
/usr/share/licenses/nvidia-utils/LICENSE is owned by nvidia-utils 180.22-1

# LC_ALL="" pacman -Qs nvidia
local/cuda-sdk 2.10.1215.2015-1
NVIDIA's CUDA architecture can be programmed in the only C language environment that unlocks the processing power of GPUs to solve the
most complex compute-intensive challenges.
local/cuda-toolkit 2.1-1
NVIDIA Compute Unified Device Architecture
local/nvdock 1.02-1
NVIDIA Dock (Tray Icon Utility) This is a tray icon for easy launching of the NVIDIA control panel. It also reports the temperature of
the video card if supported, via a tooltip and on the right-click menu.
local/nvidia 180.22-1
NVIDIA drivers for kernel26.
local/nvidia-utils 180.22-1
NVIDIA drivers utilities and libraries


Steps to reproduce:
Just do pacman -Suy with previous nvidia 180.22-1 installed.
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Closed by  Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Sunday, 01 March 2009, 00:19 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Thanks for the hint. pacman cannot handle symlinks right so I reverted the change for now.

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