[arch-dev-public] adding a simple hostname binary to base (Was: [signoff] coreutils-8.12-3 initscripts-2011.06.4 net-tools-1.60-18)
teg at jklm.no
Tue Aug 2 09:51:06 EDT 2011
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 03:10:01PM +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> Split out "coreutils-hostname" from coreutils. This new package should
>> conflicts=(net-tools) and be added to base. Also, net-tools should be
>> rebuilt to add provides=(coreutils-hostname).
> provides should be very general. 'hostname' would be more appropriate.
Good point. In that case, I guess both packages should provide 'hostname'.
> We shouldn't make people install net-tools if the goal all along has
> been to move away from it. My vote is to split off the hostname binary
> from inetutils, which is just as full featured as hostname from
That's probably even better then. It looks like inetutils is well
maintained in core anyway, so no objections from me.
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