[arch-dev-public] filesystem package

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 29 07:31:06 EST 2013

On 29/01/13 22:24, Xyne wrote:
> Tom Gundersen wrote:
>>> , and then make glibc depend on
>>> filesystem. We can assume coreutils and bash are installed before an
>>> upgrade of filesystem.
>> Yup. For post_upgrade we can depend on 'base' being installed.
> Why are you assuming anything? If those packages are needed, why not make them
> explicit dependencies?
> I don't see how that turned into depending on all of "base" to be installed
> either.

Because then you can not have glibc depend on filesystem and everything
breaks during install - as was explained earlier in the thread.

And assuming bash and coreutils for post_upgrade is quite reasonable,
given your system is in a state to run pacman...


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