[arch-dev-public] [signoff] xz-utils and libarchive-2.7.0-2

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 10:32:28 EDT 2009

On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 09:57, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Hm, I don't really see a reason for this, can you explain the reason for
>> me?
>> Here's my logic:
>> a group should not be required to have all dependencies in a group,
>> reason: when installing a group pacman installs all packages as
>> 'explicitly installed'
>> which makes it harder to find no-more-needed dependency in future.
>> Please correct me if I'm wrong about this, since I could forgot something
>> about
>> pacman while being inactive for so long time.
> I agree.  It would also make the list of "base" and "base-devel" packages to
> select from in the installer much smaller.

Huge +1 from me. I'd really like to see this change.

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