[arch-dev-public] Adding a "posix" metapackage

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 9 17:35:06 UTC 2020

On 1/2/20 11:35 PM, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> After a bit of research work and making sure one or two things have been
> properly packaged, I've developed a PKGBUILD which ensures that a system
> has the POSIX shell and utilities (XCU) section installed. I believe
> this is an interesting thing to track, and people will want to know they
> have it installed... in aid of this, I've gotten two major holdouts
> packaged a while back -- pax (thanks to dbermond) and ncompress.
> I'd like to add this package to community, although given it's never
> been in the AUR before, it's never had AUR votes...

As there do not seem to be any objections, I've uploaded this now.


Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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