[arch-dev-public] dosfstools to base group?

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Tue Jun 17 14:09:11 EDT 2014

On Tue 17, June 19:35:33 Thomas Bächler wrote:
> "[...] the user will also need to install dosfstools, otherwise fsck.fat
> will fail on every boot, and he/she will be unable to interact with the
> EFI partition."
> Failure to find fsck.fat does not prevent mounting at all.

I suppose this was about Arch Linux ARM. dostoolsfs is not provided in their 
"tarball" and in many cases you need it if you want to install the bootloader.

dosfstools is just 72Kb and provides support for another file system, so +1 
for me.

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