[arch-general] Why irrelevant updates?

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Wed May 13 07:16:35 UTC 2015

On 13/05/15 03:15 AM, Daniel Micay wrote:
> On 13/05/15 02:52 AM, Doug Newgard wrote:
>> On Wed, 13 May 2015 02:27:14 -0400
>> Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The base and base-devel groups are installed in the containers used for
>>> building, so it's quite sane to assume they're present as build deps.
>> That hasn't been true for a while now. Build roots, by default, only include
>> base-devel.
> Oh right. Packages can't really get away with implicit deps on base in
> many cases then. It'll break if they try to link against a library or if
> they actually have a check() function running a test suite. I think it
> can be considered a bug if running the program in check() doesn't work.

The unsaid rule is really "packages can have implicit runtime
dependencies on packages that are in both the base and base-devel groups".

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