After my last system update I encountered a new problem.
I’m unable to activate PACAUR in octopi.
When I start a package search, I received the following message in the console :
QList::removeAt(): Index out of range.
And nothing appears in the result list.
Does anyone encounters the same problem ?
Is it still a supported way to work with AUR ?
Not a direct answer to your question ─ I’ve never used
pacaur ─ but you could install
trizen, both of which should work well enough.
But then again, I myself only use
yay from the command line, and sometimes I just use (the command-line version of)
Last update was over 2 years ago. I’m pretty sure I remember reading somewhere the dev gave up on the project. You may consider moving on.
After some more investigation I understood the problem.
pacaur didn’t work properly due to a broken dependency.
pacaur uses a tool called auracle, I forgot if I installed this tool from source years ago but it isn’t listed as a standard package in octopi.
auracle didn’t work anymore due to a removed shared library (libalpm.so.12).
That … didn’t solve the issue it seems.
Only noticed because as part of my startup, I manually launch PulseEffects. I use the AUR version of PulseEffects-Legacy as it is more up to date/works better for me.
After this recent update, it will not launch. No error given in the journal.
To correct the problem I followed the next procedure :
I hope I didn’t make any mistake, now octopi works as expected with pacaur.
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