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#1 2009-07-24 12:13:47

yvonney
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Registered: 2008-06-11
Posts: 671

Just tried testing repo today - (conflicting files)

Can anyone help me with this issue: [sorry if I've missed the solution]

Targets (13): filesystem-2009.07-1  gcc-libs-4.4.1-1  gcc-4.4.1-1  udev-141-5  initscripts-2009.07-3  libtool-2.2.6a-3  licenses-2.5-1  mkinitcpio-0.5.26-1  openvpn-2.1_rc19-1  ruby-1.9.1_p129-2 
              syslog-ng-3.0.3-2  vi-050325-1  vim-7.2.234-1 

Total Download Size:    42.27 MB
Total Installed Size:   124.24 MB

======== END PART OF INSTALL ATTEMPT OUTPUT =========
error: could not prepare transaction
error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
licenses: /usr/share/licenses/common/FDL exists in filesystem
licenses: /usr/share/licenses/common/GPL exists in filesystem
licenses: /usr/share/licenses/common/GPL2/license.txt exists in filesystem
licenses: /usr/share/licenses/common/LGPL exists in filesystem
vi: /usr/bin/view exists in filesystem
vim: /usr/bin/rview exists in filesystem
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.

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#2 2009-07-24 12:19:00

Allan
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From: Brisbane, AU
Registered: 2007-06-09
Posts: 10,379
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Re: Just tried testing repo today - (conflicting files)

Known issue.  Solve with a "pacman -Sf licenses"

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#3 2009-07-24 12:32:13

yvonney
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Registered: 2008-06-11
Posts: 671

Re: Just tried testing repo today - (conflicting files)

very timesavingly helpful

thank you!!!

SORRY to ask: I now get this  :--)

error: could not prepare transaction
error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
vi: /usr/bin/view exists in filesystem
vim: /usr/bin/rview exists in filesystem
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.

Last edited by yvonney (2009-07-24 12:33:11)

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#4 2009-07-24 12:39:35

Lars Stokholm
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From: Denmark
Registered: 2009-03-17
Posts: 223

Re: Just tried testing repo today - (conflicting files)

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#5 2009-07-24 12:39:58

Bob_Sheep
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From: Scotland
Registered: 2008-10-06
Posts: 27

Re: Just tried testing repo today - (conflicting files)

EDIT: better solution above

Last edited by Bob_Sheep (2009-07-24 12:40:37)

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#6 2009-07-24 19:07:57

yvonney
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Registered: 2008-06-11
Posts: 671

Re: Just tried testing repo today - (conflicting files)

thanks Allan, Lars, Bob!  great help all-round.

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