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FS#33078 - Report package causing file conflict (if any)

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Allan McRae (Allan) - Thursday, 13 December 2012, 11:14 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Saturday, 09 February 2013, 05:29 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Backend/Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 4.0.3
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Current output:

error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
foo: /usr/bin/cp exists in filesystem

It would be good to distinguish between an unonwned file existing in the filesystem (what the current error message implies) and a file in a package causing a conflict.

I believe the slowdown in performing this check is warranted in the error case.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Saturday, 09 February 2013, 05:29 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:  FS#12536