How long does it take for Arch updates to reach stable branch?

Quick question (that has likely been answered above...): How long on average does it take for a package from Arch to reach Stable? Electron has been updated upstream and I'm looking forward to being able to use it again...

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Normally one week but if the updates need more time for testing this can be freeze for more time... if you need electron you can temporary switch on unstable and install it ( ignore any other message for update )

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Can't one just update the single package, rather than switching to unstable? I do that with Chrome all the time.

More power to you all.

Ruziel :slight_smile: Sept 28

You can it the easy way

sudo pacman-mirrors -f5 -b unstable && sudo pacman -Syy
sudo pacman -S `<package>`
sudo pacman-mirrors -f5 -b stable && sudo pacman -Syy

Or you can do it the hard way, by locating the package in question searching in

When you have found it rightclick the packagelink (not the .sig file) and copy link address then open a terminal

sudo pacman -U  <Ctrl>+<Shift>+<v> <Enter>
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Just make sure that your dependencies are the same in unstable first. If a dependency has updated in unstable but not in stable you may run into issues, or if your update that dependency too it may cause issues in stable.

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