This is just a heads-up for some minor upgrade bumps ahead.
I noticed Arch has removed the now discontinued hwids from their repos and replaced it with hwdata. Which will affect the following:
hwids was Required By : pciutils systemd usbutils corectrl (AUR)
hwdata is Required By : archboot archboot-arm libosinfo lshw pciutils systemd systemd (testing) usbutils corecrtl (AUR)
I got an update alert for AUR’s corecrtl but cannot update until next stable update of at least pciutils, systemd and usbutils.
For anyone else having similar problems, this is just to let you know updates will probably proceed as usual at the next stable update.
When trying to update corectrl on pamac I get the error message
could not satisfy dependencies:
- unable to satisfy dependency 'hwdata' required by corectrl
hwdata is missing in the repos.
I’m up to date with
sudo pacman-mirrors --fasttrack && sudo pacman -Syyu
Guess it just means waiting for updates.
I can’t update corectrl because my repos don’t have hwdata yet.
hwdata is missing in the repo. Unable to update
corectrl at the moment. Put me at the queue.
On Arch was added 2 days ago and on Manjaro is in unstable
If unsure how Manjaro branches work, here is a summary:
- Manjaro Unstable repository pulls from Arch Stable repository.
- Manjaro Testing repository inherits from Manjaro Unstable.
- Manjaro Stable repository inherits from Manjaro Testing.
When the next stable update is pushed and
hwdata will be available in the repos, will the dependency error resolve itself?
I.e. pamac/pacman will detect that
hwdata is available and elect to install it before updating (in my case)
pacman will ask you if you want to replace
hwdata. Confirm that with “y” an things will be ok.
pamac I don’t know. Most likely it will automatically replace it.
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