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

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 20 13:56:58 EDT 2007

On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 12:44:03PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> 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.

Everything can be built inside fakeroot now?  That's cool.  I knew there
were a bunch of packages a long time ago that couldn't be built with

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