[arch-general] Installing base unattended without specific packages

Khorne khorne at khorne.me
Wed May 15 08:26:30 UTC 2019

On 14.05.2019 23:08, Sefa Eyeoglu via arch-general wrote:
> Hey fellow Arch Users,
> I am currently playing around with the GitLab CI and automatic building 
> of Arch
> packages. My modified Arch Linux Docker image should include base and 
> base-
> devel, but without all of the kernel and hardware stuff.
> This is the command, that does not work as expected:
> pacman -Syu --needed --noconfirm --noprogressbar --ignore linux,linux-
> firmware base base-devel git
> The packages linux and linux-firmware still get installed. I would
> prefer if there
> would be a way to install base, but without all of the irrelevant stuff 
> for
> containers. I would propose something like base-container for this 
> group.

Hi Sefa,

that has been discussed extensively without any firm solution so far.
Latest example: 


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