[arch-general] Add wpa_supplicant to the Group 'Base'

H8H h8h at dev-nu11.de
Tue Apr 28 18:18:44 UTC 2015

thanks :)

It's only ONE damn tool to make all users happy. And some of them bad,
because wpa_supplicant has some vulnerabilities.

But its only one tool, everything you forgot to install on the live
medium can installed afterwards, but not wpa_supplicant or other missing
network tools.


On 04/28/2015 08:10 PM, Feirlane wrote:
> And wpa_supplicant is an opt-depend of netctl, but maybe it should
> indicate it's needed for X802.1x as it currently only says it's for
> wireless networking.
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> On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 8:00 PM, Paladin <paladin at jstation.cz> wrote:
>> On , LoneVVolf wrote:
>>> Given that dhcpcd & iproute2 are already in the base group, wired networking
>>> is already supported by
>>> installing base.
>> Technical note: It's not enough on all wired networks, X802.1x needs
>> wpa_supplicant. I forget it almost always I reinstall one of my
>> machines..
>> P.
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>> There are only two hard things in Computer Science:
>> cache invalidation, naming things and off-by-one errors.

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