[pacman-dev] documenting the base-devel split
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 14:17:53 EST 2007
On Nov 8, 2007 1:10 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2007 1:08 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> Documentation in the manpages shouldn't be Arch Linux specific.
Good catch, this is why we pay you the big bucks.
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