[arch-general] Installing base unattended without specific packages

Khorne khorne at khorne.me
Wed May 15 17:46:32 UTC 2019

On Tue, 14 May 2019 23:08:35 +0200
Sefa Eyeoglu via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> 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.
> Kind regards,-- 
> Sefa Eyeoglu
> Free Software Developer
> scrumplex.net[1] 
> --------
> [1] https://scrumplex.net

Hi Sefa,

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


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