I use cryfs and they do not offer full backward compatibility. I had this issue when they updated from version 9 to 10. I was so scared that my information is lost. I do not want this to happen again.
Relevant GitHub issue: Will I still have access to my data after cryfs update? · Issue #332 · cryfs/cryfs · GitHub.
You can just ignore the package in pamac-manager:
edit /etc/pacman.conf on line:
You could use a utility script like this
And amend to fit your purpose
if [[ $(which yay) =~ (yay) ]]; then
updates=$(checkupdates; yay -Qua)
if [[ $updates =~ $reboot ]]; then
echo "Updating possibly requires system restart ..."
if [[ $updates =~ 'cryfs' ]]; then
echo "Oh-oh - watch out for cryfs update ..."
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