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

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 22 15:26:08 UTC 2019

On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:09:32 +0900
Jiachen YANG via arch-dev-public <arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Currently the "base" group serves at least 2 purposes for us:
> 2. A base chroot environment for devtools/makechrootpkg to prepare
> packaging.
> Currently, devtools/makechrootpkg will install "base" group for the
> packaging environment, which essentially makes "base" group as implicit
> depends for all packages (and "base-devel" as implicit makedepends).

This is simply not true. devtools/makechrootpkg installs base-devel only, not
base, so it's totally irrelevant to this discussion.

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