[aur-general] [arch-general] Please settle 'base' in 'depends' for all

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Thu Jan 20 05:35:42 EST 2011

On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 11:29 +0100, Elena ``of Valhalla'' wrote:
> On 2011-01-19 at 08:30:14 -0500, Stéphane Gaudreault wrote:
> > 1) There is a groupe of packages that are required. Theses packages are 
> > necessary for the proper functioning of the system (eg. a kernel, a boot 
> > loader, initscript, glibc, etc). The system will not run well or be usable 
> > without will be here. It is not necessary for other package to depends on 
> > them, because they **should** be there (although it does not hurt if a package 
> > depends on them).
> kernel and bootloader aren't really required e.g. in a chroot; 
> I don't think that such a list would include much beside glibc 
> and pacman with its dependencies (otherwise it wouldn't be arch)
That depends, if you're building (for example) external kernel modules
the kernel would of course be required.

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