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FS#77278 - [tzdata] Missing optional dependencies: bash, glibc

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Balló György (City-busz) - Friday, 27 January 2023, 02:46 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Sunday, 29 January 2023, 10:20 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Please add the dependencies of included executables to optdepends=() of tzdata:
optdepends=('bash: for tzselect'
'glibc: for zdump, zic')

tzdata E: Dependency bash detected and not included (programs ['bash'] needed in scripts ['usr/bin/tzselect'])
tzdata E: Dependency glibc detected and not included (libraries ['usr/lib/'] needed in files ['usr/bin/zdump', 'usr/bin/zic'])
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 10:20 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  2022g-2
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Friday, 27 January 2023, 03:19 GMT
This is already covered by the expectation that the "base" package is installed. Current Arch packaging policy is that such packages do not need specified as dependencies.
Comment by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 27 January 2023, 20:20 GMT
Related commentary:  FS#77273