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FS#34024 - [pacman-contrib] pacdiff doesn't work without diffutils

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Andrii Melnykov (zoidberg_md) - Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 07:50 GMT
Last edited by Daniel M. Capella (polyzen) - Wednesday, 02 June 2021, 22:20 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Johannes Löthberg (demize)
Daniel M. Capella (polyzen)
Architecture All
Severity Very Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Adding diffutils as a dependency or as an optional dependency to pacman-contrib will solve the problem.
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Closed by  Daniel M. Capella (polyzen)
Wednesday, 02 June 2021, 22:20 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing: mmunity/commit/72e50a6f626a98a84b2b351c0 78b22b621162d9e
Comment by Magnus Boman (katt) - Wednesday, 02 June 2021, 18:45 GMT
  • Field changed: Percent Complete (100% → 0%)
diffutils was removed from the base group/package on 6 Oct 2019, making this a problem again.

==> pacnew file found for /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist
/usr/bin/pacdiff: line 175: cmp: command not found