[arch-projects] [PATCH 0/2] iproute2 migration

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Sun May 22 18:41:11 EDT 2011

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
> [2011-05-22 10:43:17 -0400] Dave Reisner:
>> - yp-tools is currently in extra. we would need to bring this into core in order
>>   to support setting a domainname
> I do not think yp-tools is really eligible to go to [core]: strictly-
> speaking, it is not required to either boot up the computer or connect
> to the Internet.
> However, it can perfectly well be made an optdepends of initscripts
> while staying in [extra]; this is probably the way to go since yp-tools
> is not of use to everybody.

I don't think it is even needed to make it an optdepend as initscripts
actually doesn't use it. I guess the question boils down to if the
"domainname" command needs to be in core, or if it is ok to move it to
extra. To the best of my knowledge it should be ok.


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