[Assist] pacman --overwrite does not work

Freemor freemor at freemor.ca
Mon Jul 16 14:34:37 BST 2018

On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 03:05:49PM +0200, Rudolf Dovičín wrote:
> 2018-07-16 12:47 GMT+02:00 Freemor <freemor at freemor.ca>:
> > The problem is a simple one. You do not specify what to overwrite. The
> > --overwrite flag just tell pacman it is ok to overwrite anything it needs to.
> >
> > so just
> >
> > sudo pacman -Suy --overwrite
> Thank you for you reply.
> But it does not work for me.
> I have got this error:
> pacman: option '--overwrite' requires an argument

Sorry about that I thought was a replacement for force.


pacman -Suy --force 

That will fix the current issue. I'll look into the correct syntax for
--overwrite when I'm back on an Parabola machine. 

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