yes, i have tried “yay --editmenu -S freefilesync” and somehow got into editing mode where i replaced wxgtk with wxgtk2 on the first page of the editor. then build was going on for 15 minutes and finished ==> Finished making: freefilesync 11.4-1 (date and time here)
==> Cleaning up…
[sudo] password for me:
sudo: timed out reading password
sudo: a password is required
$ sudo pacman -Syu
looking for conflicting packages… error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
:: installing wxgtk2 (184.108.40.206-2) breaks dependency ‘wxgtk’ required by freefilesync
:: installing wxgtk2 (220.127.116.11-2) breaks dependency ‘wxgtk’ required by mkvtoolnix-git
Thank you, that helped and i can now upgrade thanks to you, i did same steps also for other package, though it again ended with timed out reading password (so i have to makepkg -i manually). Weird, i think developers should fix this issue and the command “yay --editmenu -S mkvtoolnix-git” should either a) not timeout and wait indefinitely for password or b) ask password at the beginning. Because building takes long time sometimes and user like me have better things to do than starring at building (i have seen one build wasting my computer resources for more than half a day).
Moreover, this issue should not happened at the first place. Newbie user should not need to ask at forum and know how to fix it, the output of the pacman -Syu mentioned in first post should be more informative on what user can do.
@Yochanan i have bad memory on the commands, so i have added
alias yay=‘yay --sudoloop’
to my ~/.bashrc
but this may be just a workaround that most regular users do not know about., not a fix that would prevent confusion and time wasting of many users who just use yay command which someone given in a tutorial or on webpage etc.