[arch-dev-public] Arch Linux Docker / Vagrant: Current situation

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Mar 12 18:26:24 UTC 2018

Great. I tried to define it briefly in the README:
https://github.com/archlinux/archlinux-docker#purpose I am open to any
suggestions though.

side note: The "release process" is described within a Makefile at

On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 7:06 PM, Santiago Torres-Arias via
arch-dev-public <arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Understood.
> Although I don't exactly know what's the "original purpose" I'll try to
> make sure no big radical changes are made without consensus from the
> community :)
> Thanks both of you!
> -Santiago.
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 03:41:56PM +0100, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Yeah, that was the "and please don't get it the wrong way" part which
>> obviously did not work. I thought I just put this out there as I
>> already got PRs and mails from different people who wanted to make the
>> image more minimal by removing files from packages or provide
>> different images for all kind of uses cases.
>> I just wanted to avoid frustration beforehand but not discourage your
>> work. I probably failed on this one :-)
>> Greetings,
>> Pierre
>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 8:19 AM, Bartłomiej Piotrowski via
>> arch-dev-public <arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> > On 2018-03-12 05:33, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> >> Thanks for digging this up again. You may use the github issue or
>> >> project system to plan the different steps. Also (and please don't get
>> >> it the wrong way) let's keep the purpose I intended for our Docker
>> >> image intact.
>> >
>> > No one has suggested changing "the purpose". I'm not sure what is
>> > unclear in Santiago's mail.
>> >
>> > Bartłomiej

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