[arch-dev-public] Proposal: minimal base system

Bruno Pagani bruno.n.pagani at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 13:38:29 UTC 2019

Le 22/01/2019 à 03:25, Gaetan Bisson via arch-dev-public a écrit :
> [2019-01-21 18:58:54 -0500] Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public:
>> On 1/21/19 6:53 PM, Giancarlo Razzolini via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>> I agree with this package list. It's missing mkinitcpio though.
>> No it is not, mkinitcpio is definitively not needed.
>> It's only required in order to execute the pacman hooks for a linux
>> kernel package (or do so manually). And core/linux is not required to
>> use archlinux, although it is required to boot it on bare metal.
>> The most recent version of my PKGBUILD draft for this "base-system"
>> PKGBUILD (which I shared with Levente during the planning stages of this
>> proposal) can be found here: https://paste.xinu.at/KZmYqQwIO/
> That sounds good to me but I think the name of this new virtual group
> needs to really emphasize its difference to the current (and future)
> base group more clearly. Perhaps something like `minimal-system` or
> anything else somebody clever than me can think of, so long as it does
> not include the words `base` or `core` to avoid confusion.
> Apart from this important bikeshedding issue, I'm all in favor of this.
> Cheers.

What about `arch-system` instead then?


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