Jump to content
funtoo forums
  • 0
Sign in to follow this  
mrlogick

[SOLVED] Blocked Packages because of me

Question

Hi, I installed xorg-x11. (because i wanted x11-wm/i3). xorg-x11 depends on xbacklight.

My problem was that xbacklight didn't work because of an error:

$ xbacklight -get
No outputs have backlight property

So, searching on the internet, I found this package: sys-power/acpilight, which works perfectly.

From https://github.com/wavexx/acpilight :

Quote

On some modern laptops "XRandR" might lack the ability to set the display brightness. This capability was moved/unified to the kernel's ACPI interface, via /sys/class/backlight/."acpilight" provides a drop-in replacement for the xbacklight command that uses the ACPI interface instead of "XRandR", allowing old scripts to run.

So, in the end, all I did was:

$ emerge --unmerge xbacklight
$ emerge acpilight

Now, I can perfectly use my i3 WM, change brightness... without any issues.

The only problem is that i can't update my system anymore. Since xorg-x11 (which is still installed) depends on xbacklight, when I try to update the system I got:

$ sudo emerge -auvDN @world

These are the packages that would be merged, in order:

Calculating dependencies... done!
[ebuild  N     ] x11-apps/xbacklight-1.2.1-r1::xorg-kit  0 KiB
[blocks B      ] x11-apps/xbacklight ("x11-apps/xbacklight" is blocking sys-power/acpilight-1.0-r1)

Total: 1 package (1 new), Size of downloads: 0 KiB
Conflict: 1 block (1 unsatisfied)

 * Error: The above package list contains packages which cannot be
 * installed at the same time on the same system.

  x11-apps/xbacklight-1.2.1-r1:0/0::xorg-kit, ebuild scheduled for merge pulled in by
    x11-apps/xbacklight required by x11-base/xorg-x11-7.4-r2:0/0::xorg-kit, installed

  sys-power/acpilight-1.0-r1:0/0::nokit, installed pulled in by
    sys-power/acpilight required by @selected

Is there a way to keep xorg-x11 and acpilight, maybe masking xbacklight ? What is the right way to do it?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

2 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...