[arch-releng] [RFC] Inclusion of irc client on the install CD

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Jul 30 03:58:48 EDT 2011

On Tue, 12 Jul 2011 21:21:03 +0200
Florian Pritz <bluewind at xinu.at> wrote:

> Hi,
> A user just broke her system pretty badly and we agreed that she'll boot
> a live cd, install irssi and we'd help her fix it. Sadly, installing
> irssi didn't really work out.

"didn't really work out" ???
on live system, type:
pacman -S irssi

> I think it would be a good idea to include irssi or weechat (whichever
> needs less space) on the CD so we can support beginners more easily. I
> guess it's especially hard (for beginners) to install irssi now because
> they'll be pretty stressed when their system is broken

if installing a package is too hard for them, they are not Arch material.
especially if it makes them stressed

> and the recent perl rebuild probably makes it even worse.

say what?


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