[arch-releng] Additional packages on Live/Install images?

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sun Aug 2 06:33:20 EDT 2009

On Sun, 02 Aug 2009 12:14:27 +0200
Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:

> Am Sonntag, den 02.08.2009, 11:36 +0200 schrieb Gerhard Brauer:
> > * rsync
> > * netcfg
> Pierre mentioned additionally:
> ca-certificates
> vpnc (used by lots of universities and companies to dial into their
> network)
> testdisk (great for data recovery)
> grub2
> screen (maybe)
> dhclient (dhcpc sometimes fails)
> I disagreed with:
> grub2 (could/would collide with our grub-legacy on ISO or iso building,
> this could be a goal for next release)
> testdisk, screen  (get it via pacman)
> ca-certificates are usefull for some wpa connections (and openssl)
> vpnc to use some restriced networks to get internet access.
> dhclient? It would not be used by aif, so only usefull by hand...
> I try to add ca-certificates and vpnc on a test build...
> Gerhard

I agree with you.

FWIW: aif uses this:
dieter at dieter-ws-a7n8x-arch ~ pacman -Qo `which dhcpcd`
/sbin/dhcpcd is owned by dhcpcd 5.0.6-1

Maybe there are better tools.  this is what the old installer used so i continued with it in aif (and hence it is available as package on the images)


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