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

Marc Ranolfi mranolfi at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 00:15:51 UTC 2019

On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 8:14 AM Jonathan Steel via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I think we should have created a "minimal" group rather than repurposing
> the base one. Then as a separate issue to tackle, add "kernel" and "editor"
> etc to the base group which would prompt the user to choose, or if
> non-interactive install the first listed.

Yes indeed. I too think this would be so much less of a breaking
change. I think this is more sane than changing 'base' as it is
already done and then providing a 'base-extras'.

But, it is already done, so I don't know.

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