[arch-general] `base` group replaced by mandatory `base` package - manual intervention required

Mike Cloaked mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 10:03:45 UTC 2019

On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 9:49 PM Genes Lists via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 10/8/19 4:34 PM, Eli Schwartz via arch-general wrote:
> > Really, I wish we would do as I'd wanted and transfer the "essential
> > packages" which aren't actually essential and were thus not included in
> > base.. to a new *group* called "base-extras", which would reflect its
> > status as being mere recommendations, while providing a convenient way
> > to choose to interactively install them, and allowing the Installation
> > Guide to transition from:
> Sounds good to me - do you have a suggested list of packages for
> base-extras or at least the list of what was pulled from the old base.
> Might be good for folks to add those to private install script / meta
> package until such time as base-extras may be available.
> Thanks for mentioning linux-firmware -  I just added kernels and a few
> other items to my own, but I missed that one

Possibly intel-ucode would be very useful for many installs as well?
mike c

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