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

Marc Ranolfi mranolfi at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 05:04:54 UTC 2019

On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 9:36 PM Eli Schwartz via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> But regardless, we very explicitly wanted to *not* use the name "base"
> for recommendations, because it does not make clear that it is in fact
> recommendations.
> So the choices were either get rid of the base group and make a base
> package, or also get rid of the base group, but make a package named
> something entirely differently. There is no option on the table for
> there to continue to be a confusing group named "base".
> (...) Some changes were always inevitable.

Ok, I'm convinced.

p.s.: nano is _fine_.

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