[arch-dev-public] sudo in base-devel group?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 02:16:13 EST 2007

On 11/4/07, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 05:55:07PM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> > On Nov 4, 2007 5:20 PM, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > > If I use the mkarchroot and makechrootpkg scripts to build packages, I need
> > > to have sudo installed.  Using the current mkarchroot options I have to
> > > specify "base base-devel sudo".  I just need to know if we're planning on
> > > putting sudo into base-devel or if I should update the mkarchroot and
> > > makechrootpkg scripts to reflect this.
> >
> > I put it into base/support, just like ssh and other tools that aren't
> > "essential" but also aren't development tools. So no, I think its
> > going to stay right there.
> Should we create a base-support group so that mkarchroot can create a
> chroot with 'mkarchroot chroot base base-devel base-support'?

How's that any different though? Seems like you're actually going to
get MORE than you need (ssh and the like).

I know it's not pretty, but I couldn't figure out a better way to
handle sudo. And I don't want to restructure the repos strictly for
the sake of one tool

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