[Assist] pacman -Syu error: filesystem: /bin /sbin /usr/sbin exist

Rudolf Dovičín rudolf.dovicin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 12:33:58 GMT 2013

2013/6/5 Szymon Olewniczak <szymon.olewniczak at rid.pl>:
> It's probably some aur packages conflicts with the new filesystem(or
> some files created by you in this directory or programms installed in
> other way than pacman eg. make install) . I
> had the same issue yesterday and solve it this way:
> pacman -Su filestystem -> it will show you which directories filesystem
> really conflicts.
> Then(temporarly) remove all files which don't belong to any package.
> Then for each directory run:
> pacman -Qs /dir/full/path -> it will show you which packages uses those
> dirs. Uninstall all aur packages. Then upgrade the filesystem and
> install that aur packages agian.
> I hope this helps.
> Regards,
> Szymon

Thank you very much, Ramana & Szymon.

I had installed lightspark, but I have removed it by:
# pacman -Rsn lightspark

so command
# paclist pcr
gives nothing now.

I do not know, what is official and what un-official repository.
https://wiki.ParabolaGNULinux.org/Official_Repositories give me no
help about it.
I think libre, core, extra & multilib are official, aren't they?

# paclist community | awk ' { print $1 } ' | pacman -Ql - | grep '
/s\?bin/\| /usr/sbin/'
returns nothing.

But update by
# pacman -Syu
gives the same error.

I do not understand it. Is multilib un-official?
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