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#1 2012-11-19 13:56:56

ds2369
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Registered: 2011-08-21
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[SOLVED] Problem installing Calibre (conflicting files?)

Hi there, I'm up to date but am unable to install calibre. Spits out:

 $ yaourt -S calibre
resolving dependencies...
looking for inter-conflicts...

Targets (21): chmlib-0.40-3  imagemagick-6.8.0.3-1  liblqr-0.4.1-3  libmtp-1.1.5-1  libunrar-4.2.4-1  podofo-0.9.1-3  poppler-0.20.5-1  poppler-data-0.4.5-1 poppler-qt-0.20.5-1  python2-beautifulsoup3-3.2.1-1  python2-cherrypy-3.2.2-2  python2-cssselect-0.7.1-2  python2-cssutils-0.9.9-3 python2-dateutil-1.5-2  python2-dnspython-1.10.0-1  python2-imaging-1.1.7-5  python2-lxml-3.0.1-1  python2-mechanize-0.2.5-3  python2-netifaces-0.8-1 python2-psutil-0.6.1-2  calibre-0.9.6-2

Total Installed Size:   89.86 MiB

Proceed with installation? [Y/n] y
(21/21) checking package integrity                                                                   [############################################################] 100%
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error: failed to commit transaction (conflicting files)
poppler: /usr/bin/pdfdetach exists in filesystem
poppler: /usr/share/man/man1/pdfdetach.1.gz exists in filesystem
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.

What could it be conflicting with?
Thanks.

Last edited by ds2369 (2012-11-19 15:17:34)

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#2 2012-11-19 13:58:42

damdim
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Re: [SOLVED] Problem installing Calibre (conflicting files?)

pacman -Qo /usr/bin/pdfdetach

It will show you the offending package, if any.

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#3 2012-11-19 14:10:59

bernarcher
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Re: [SOLVED] Problem installing Calibre (conflicting files?)

Those files belong to poppler only as pkgfile tells:

$ pkgfile pdfdetach
extra/poppler

Hence it should be safe to simply rename (instead of simple deletion, just to be sure) them to some pdfdetach.old or so and then try the upgrade again.


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#4 2012-11-19 14:26:38

ds2369
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Re: [SOLVED] Problem installing Calibre (conflicting files?)

damdim wrote:

pacman -Qo /usr/bin/pdfdetach

It will show you the offending package, if any.

Seems like the culprit is xpdf-nodrm, thanks.

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#5 2012-11-19 23:48:19

cfr
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Re: [SOLVED] Problem installing Calibre (conflicting files?)

Is your system up to date? I ask because I have Calibre (and poppler) installed and haven't needed to rename anything as the result of conflicts...


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#6 2012-11-20 00:35:25

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Re: [SOLVED] Problem installing Calibre (conflicting files?)

xpdf-nodrm is an AUR package.  I just confirmed this does conflict with poppler.  This should be reported to the maintainer of the AUR package.  Xpdf should not provide that file ... xpdf does not, so xpdf-nodrm should not either.


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