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FS#8616 - documentation or pkgbuild changes needed for base and base-devel split

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jonathan Frazier (wide-eye) - Monday, 12 November 2007, 02:10 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 07:20 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Documentation
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.08-2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



nothing currently tells users about the changes to the default install. that they need to install the base-devel group before building packages.

or to put its another way: all pkgbuilds are currently missing "base-devel" in makedepends.

Steps to reproduce:
1. clean install
2. follow the install guide, makepkg man page, abs wiki page
3. run makepkg
4. read errors for missing build tools

previous discussion on pacman-dev:

attached is an install guide patch.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 07:20 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented