[arch-dev-public] [signoff] move ca-certificates/run-parts from core to extra

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Dec 9 13:41:23 EST 2008

Am Dienstag 09 Dezember 2008 19:23:15 schrieb Dan McGee:
> I'll lodge a request to keep them in [core]. These are pretty standard
> and base things on a secure system these days, and I feel like they
> deserve the scrutiny and attention core packages get from us.
> > Things are easier if we keep [core] as small as possible.
> Are you equating "easier" and "don't need to sign off"? If so, it
> sounds like we have a different problem to address here.

I see, I haven't thought about all aspects. I just checked if it is needed to 
get a system up and running or if it is needed by another core package.

Rechnically there is no defference if it was in core or extra. It is not 
required by any package in core/base and its not installed by default anyway.

But if we agree to extend the definition of the core repo to some kind of 
advanced quality/security concerns I am fine with keeping it in core.

PS: There is a ca-certificates package in testing for a while. Afaik brain0 
started a base group cleanup; not sure if he finished it and this package was 


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