[arch-dev-public] 'base' and 'base-devel' group

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 13:44:03 EDT 2007

On 9/20/07, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 20. September 2007 01:22:20 schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> > I will remove the fakeroot dependency from pacman. A post-install
> > message will tell the user to install 'base-devel' to be able to build
> > packages with makepkg.
> Doesn't makepkg itself warn about missing fakeroot when trying to build as
> user?

Yes, it does. I had to ask Dan. IIRC we slated this for removal,
making fakeroot and non-root builds mandatory, instead of just
suggested, but it is still in in the current incarnation.

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