[arch-dev-public] Explicit listing of dependencies in the base group

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 28 21:39:00 EST 2008

On Jan 28, 2008 2:21 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I think we've been over this before, but I forget what was decided.
> Should we, or should we not, be explicitly listing deps such as
> ncurses, openssl, readline, and so on?  These are all in base, and
> namcap seems to think it's not necessary.
> I personally disagree with namcap here - I think any link-time
> dependencies of a particular app should be explicitly listed, but
> that's me.
> Did we decide something here?  Am I just clueless that I can't find it
> in the archives?


In response to myself - I was pointed to this bug report.  Seems like
we decided not to have any hard and fast rule.  Fair enough, I suppose
- apologies for the noise

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