Package Details: package-query 1.9-3

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: package-query
Description: Query ALPM and AUR
Upstream URL:
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: tuxce
Maintainer: archlinuxfr (Skunnyk, f2404)
Last Packager: f2404
Votes: 1159
Popularity: 0.519192
First Submitted: 2010-03-24 23:18
Last Updated: 2018-05-29 00:07

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lafleur commented on 2018-06-27 14:32

I followed damonh's solution, followed by a "make uninstall" into pkg-config-0.29.2 . Worked fine. Hope it resurected the kitten.

test0 commented on 2018-06-15 08:04

damonh, this package is already in repos: Additionally, every time you issue a 'make install', God kills a kitten, you know.

f2404 commented on 2018-06-10 23:45

package-query is not using python.

themoosemachine commented on 2018-06-10 23:44

I had installed Anaconda and its version of Python was interfering with this. So I had to disable it as follows: $ vim ~/.bashrc Comment out the following:

export PATH="/home/moose/anaconda3/bin:$PATH"

Then, reboot.

damonh commented on 2018-06-09 05:22

I solve the issue like this:

$ sudo pacman -Rn yaourt package-query

$ sudo pacman -S fakeroot

$ curl -o pkgconfig.tgz

$ tar -zxf pkgconfig.tgz

$ cd pkg-config-0.29.2

$ ./configure --with-internal-glib && make install

$ git clone

$ cd package-query

$ makepkg -si

$ sudo pacman -S yaourt

...and solved! ;-)

damonh commented on 2018-06-09 04:47

I get the same error 'package-query: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory' when I run: yaourt -Syua I tried to follow your advice cloning de git repo and also downloading the tar.gz but I get the following error: configure: error: The pkg-config script could not be found or is too old. Make sure it is in your PATH or set the PKG_CONFIG environment variable to the full path to pkg-config.

Alternatively, you may set the environment variables alpm_CFLAGS and alpm_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config. See the pkg-config man page for more details.

To get pkg-config, see <>. See `config.log' for more details

What can I do to fix it? Thank you in advance.

aleksandar2810 commented on 2018-06-08 15:24

@f2404 Yes, it is the same as when I look at View PKGBUILD..

f2404 commented on 2018-06-08 13:36

@aleksandar2810 That's very weird, works fine here. Can you confirm that PKGBUILD that you've downloaded looks similar to the one that is shown here, in the web interface?

aleksandar2810 commented on 2018-06-08 13:24

When I try to reinstall it manually I get:

==> ERROR: arch should be an array

I didn't change anything, just cloned git URL and ran makepkg. Thanks!

brando56894 commented on 2018-06-03 00:34

if you use makepkg -i you can skip the last step :)