[arch-releng] February release

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Wed Jan 30 14:41:31 EST 2013

Am 30.01.2013 20:11, schrieb Dave Reisner:
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 03:57:08PM -0300, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
>> On 01/30/2013 03:35 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> >
>> > For the next release I suggest we seriously consider using Network Manager
>> > on the instal medium. nmcli seems to cover most relevant use cases now.
>> I was thinking about this when systemd replaced initscripts.
>> +1 for me.
> Can we talk about pruning out some of the weight from the ISO before we
> add another 20MB via NM and dependencies? We'd need to add, roughly:
> dbus-glib
> glib-networking
> gsettings-desktop-schemas
> libsoup
> nspr
> nss
> polkit
> sqlite
> networkmanager
> Not really a fan of network manager, but I don't really deal with the
> headaches that come with wifi so often. Is nmcli more than just a config
> file parser these days?

NetworkManager would work quite well for us. The deps look a little
insane though. I don't know why it would need libsoup and Gnome stuff.

I would say we keep things as-is for at least the February ISO image.

Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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