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

Ram Kumar ramkumar21194 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 03:10:40 UTC 2019

The list of packages contained in earlier base group is given by
https://www.archlinux.org/groups/x86_64/base/ link,
like wise
what are the stuff does the latest base package will install?

i got only the dependencies list in here

On Sat, 12 Oct 2019 at 04:11, Eli Schwartz via arch-general <
arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 10/11/19 6:10 PM, Daniel Moch via arch-general wrote:
> > I see in the archive[1] that these were deleted for not following the
> > submission guidelines[2]. I'm not sure how that's the case, unless the
> > logic is that since they merely bundle packages in Community that they
> > violate rule #1?
> >
> > If that's the logic, does that mean any meta packages in the AUR violate
> > the submission guidelines?
> >
> > Can someone clarify? I'm genuinely a little confused here ...
> >
> > [1] -
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-requests/2019-October/034288.html
> > [2] - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_submission_guidelines
> Metapackages are a tough question, but in this case a metapackage to
> ease installation which requires one to use the AUR to get the
> metapackage seems to be quite pointless. Besides which, uploading a
> package as a reactive measure due to the lack of clarity with the former
> base group feels odd when people are working behind the scenes to try to
> figure out what a proper solution in the right place should look like.
> --
> Eli Schwartz
> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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