[arch-projects] [netcfg] Add to base group?

Jouke Witteveen j.witteveen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 16:19:59 EDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:17 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:11:46PM +0200, Jouke Witteveen wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> > With systemd being the default, we have no simple network management
>> > besides dhcp by default. Should we add netcfg to the base group so it is
>> > installed by default?
>> >
>> I noticed this is now carried out in [testing]. The PKGBUILD is
>> maintained as part of the netcfg source tree (`make pkgbuild`). Shall
>> I push the change for the next netcfg release? The next release will
>> be 3.0 and is due this week for [testing]. The biggest remaining
>> problem with netcfg at this point is the completely outdated wiki.
>> I've got a skeleton for a new wiki page, but it will take time rolling
>> it out.
>> - Jouke
> The PKGBUILD is necessarily maintained as part of SVN. You're free to
> maintain a copy in the source tree, but I really wouldn't count on using
> that for anything more than to create a git build directly from the tree
> itself (e.g. initscripts and mkinitcpio do this).
> d

I don't have access to the SVN plus this setup makes it easy to fill
in the right version and md5sum.
Regardless, the question remains: is this change serious, or is it
just trying to see how it looks?

- Jouke

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