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FS#73427 - [pipewire-jack] conflicts with jack2 but doesn't provides?

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Matthew Armand (heylookmatt) - Thursday, 20 January 2022, 02:48 GMT
Last edited by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Friday, 21 January 2022, 07:19 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No


The newest version of pipewire-jack (1:0.3.43-5) conflicts with jack2. However, it does not "provide" in the PKGBUILD jack2. It similarly conflicts with jack, and DOES provide jack. In its current state, upgrading pipewire-jack is impossible on a system currently using jack2:
:: pipewire-jack and jack2 are in conflict (jack). Remove jack2? [y/N] y
error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
:: removing jack2 breaks dependency 'jack2' required by jack2-dbus

Is this the intended state/behavior? Should pipewire-jack also be providing jack2 so it can be a drop-in replacement? Or is there another recommended migration?

Additional info:
* package version(s): jack2 1.9.20-3, pipewire-jack 1:0.3.43-1
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Closed by  Antonio Rojas (arojas)
Friday, 21 January 2022, 07:19 GMT
Reason for closing:  Not a bug
Comment by Matthew Armand (heylookmatt) - Thursday, 20 January 2022, 03:00 GMT
I do see this commit now saying jack2-dbus is not supported, is there any further documentation on this?
Comment by Matthew Armand (heylookmatt) - Thursday, 20 January 2022, 03:04 GMT
I've found that the only package on my system which required jack2-dbus was cadence, which I wasn't using frequently, so removing that (and jack2-dbus) allowed the system update to proceed. I'd still like to hear if there is any documentation on either the Arch or Pipewire sides about this conflict.
Comment by Philip Müller (philm) - Thursday, 20 January 2022, 21:08 GMT
You can find more info about that topic here:
Comment by Matthew Armand (heylookmatt) - Thursday, 20 January 2022, 21:14 GMT
Got it, thanks Philip!