[pacman-dev] documenting the base-devel split

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 14:08:57 EST 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 1:03 PM, Jonathan <eyeswide at gmail.com> wrote:
> I haven't been able to find any arch documentation (besides the mailing
> lists) on the splitting of base into base and base-devel groups. The
> main need is for people to understand the need to install the base-devel
> group before building packages. the makepkg man page seems like a good
> place for this.

That's probably a good idea - would you be willing to write it up?
It's documentation so I'm sure you could probably just propose a
paragraph here and I can copy-pasta it into the man page.

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