[aur-general] Should "base" packages be listed as dependencies?

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 02:02:31 UTC 2017

On Thu, 2017-03-23 at 01:38 +0000, Giancarlo Razzolini wrote:
> Em março 22, 2017 18:12 Doug Newgard escreveu:
> > 
> > There's no specific rule about it. Some packagers will include
> > packages in base
> > in the depends, some won't. It's completely up to them.
> > 
> But, if at least the maintainers built their packages using a clean
> chroot, they
> would know what they are missing from base to include on depends. I
> don't think
> we need to enforce that rule to the AUR, but it is a rule for repo
> packages for
> a good reason. We could, however, suggest on the wiki, if it isn't
> already, that
> even for the AUR, the *maintainers* build their packages using
> devtools.
> Cheers,
> Giancarlo Razzolini

Doesn't the standard chroot end up with all of base and base-devel or
is that not currently the case?
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