[arch-releng] how many/which non-base packages do you select during installation?

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 12:54:02 EST 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 11:51 AM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> When I install arch, I don't really bother
> reviewing the package list to enable packages I want; I just install
> the system using the base group and install extra packages when I need
> them.
> With maybe the exception of openssh, I have noticed i always need that
> one right away anayway.
> Out of curiosity: do you guys also have this kind of approach, or do
> you actually take the time to review the package selection dialog? why?
> which packages do you usually choose right away?
> Dieter

I don't review the list of selected packages.
The only thing I select in addition to the base group is sudo, but
that really isn't necessary, just one less pacman -S for later.
I would be fine if the installer just did pacman -S base.

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