[arch-general] Adding a "posix" metapackage

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sun Jan 5 18:15:00 UTC 2020

On Sun, 05 Jan 2020 14:12:44 +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
>Another time, I'll make clear it's a carry-over from a different list
>to avoid confusion for those not reading both.

Hi Ralph,

no worries! It's interesting to read the thread. Thank you for
forwarding it to Arch general.

I can't comment on the usefulness of such a apckage, since I don't have
enough knowledge related to LSB vs POSIX (SUS). However, such a package
doesn't harm.

My scripts are not that seldom already not portable between Arch Linux
and Ubuntu, let alone FreeBSD. Actually the issues aren't related to


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