[manjaro-dev] a problem with our sonar mate settings package

kendell clark coffeekingms at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 00:44:26 CEST 2016

Ah, that's no problem then. I'll just tell everyone to do that before
updating. Thanks for your help, that's an easy fix.
Kendell Clark

Bernhard Landauer wrote:
> This problem exists with all of our desktop-settings-packages when you
> install them on a system that has been created before the existence of
> the settings packages.
> At that time the files in /etc/skel where delivered by
> manjaro-tools-iso-profiles - so they are pre-installed and not tracked
> as owned by a package by pacman.
> In this transitional period now people with older installs have to
> remove their /etc/skel folder manually before installing the settings
> package.
> Maybe the easiest to do it from the terminal:
> sudo rm -rf /etc/skel
> regards
> Bernhard
> On 18/04/16 00:21, kendell clark wrote:
>> hi all
>> I've been getting a lot of bug reports on the sonar list. Apparently
>> when new sonar mate packages are coming out the graphical package
>> manager, pamac, can't update it because of file conflicts.
>> /etc/skel/Desktop/pamac-updater.desktop is causing the graphical
>> software manager to fail. I'm not sure what to do about this. Would it
>> be possible to modify pamac to update despite file conflicts if the file
>> hasn't been changed by the user? That sounds like a fairly simple fix,
>> but I'm no programmer lol. Bernhard, would you mind looking into the
>> sonar mate settings issue? I've tried a few things, but I'm not sure how
>> to fix file conflicts. I hope I'm not piling too much on your plate,
>> since I'm a packager now I'm trying my best not to pile too much onto
>> people, since I have a bad habbit of doing that lol.
>> Thanks
>> Kendell Clark
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