[arch-general] Curious about arch repository policy

Leonid Isaev leonid.isaev at jila.colorado.edu
Tue Mar 27 19:34:34 UTC 2018

On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 08:27:16PM +0530, Sudarshan Kakoty via arch-general wrote:
> Hello...
> I was reading "Arch Wiki" and felt curious about that difference
> between extra and community repo.
> Some packages, such as "meson" is in the "extra" repo, whereas "ninja"
> is in "community" repo. The interesting fact is that -  is an implicit
> dependency to "meson". So why that is (ninja) in the community repo?

A more important question is why meson and ninja are not in [core] and base
group given that they are build-dependencies of systemd?

Leonid Isaev

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