[arch-dev-public] Package group between repositories

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 4 12:30:14 UTC 2018

On 2018-01-04 13:02, Balló György via arch-dev-public wrote:
> Currently the 'xfce4-goodies' package group[1] is in split between [extra]
> and [community]. Most of its packages are in [extra], but 'ristretto' and
> 'xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin' are in [community].
> My question is: is it okay, or should we avoid it by removing these two
> packages from the 'xfce4-goodies' group or moving them to [extra]?
> [1] https://www.archlinux.org/groups/x86_64/xfce4-goodies/
> --
> György Balló
> Trusted User

Groups are just for convenience and members don't have to be in the same
repository. The latter also applies to regular dependencies these days
as it's more practical to have a dependency maintained by a TU than left
rotten in [extra]. At least that's my view on it.


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