Package Details: mkinitcpio-git 36.r54.g69438c5-1

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Package Base: mkinitcpio-git
Description: Modular initramfs image creation utility - git checkout
Upstream URL:
Licenses: GPL-2.0-only
Conflicts: mkinitcpio
Provides: initramfs, mkinitcpio
Submitter: eworm
Maintainer: eworm (nl6720)
Last Packager: nl6720
Votes: 5
Popularity: 0.000241
First Submitted: 2012-07-19 09:54 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2023-11-15 10:54 (UTC)

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yan12125 commented on 2021-10-31 17:27 (UTC)

Hi, could you add binutils to depends or optdepends? objcopy is needed since

yan12125 commented on 2021-07-08 06:42 (UTC)

Also, official packages linux{,-hardened,-lts,-zen} now require initramfs instead of mkinitcpio [1]. Could you also add initramfs to provides?


yan12125 commented on 2021-07-08 06:38 (UTC)

Hi, could you change the source URL to or You know, is gone [1].

By the way, the one on GitHub seems more up-to-date than the one on GitLab.


<deleted-account> commented on 2018-09-21 14:22 (UTC)

I'm new to the Arch scene and I'm not really sure how to file an issue. But there's a typo in /usr/lib/initcpio/hooks/encrypt where "parameter" is misspelled.

cat /usr/lib/initcpio/hooks/encrypt | grep paramater

I'm not sure if this is generated by mkinitcpio or another package. If I knew how, I'd make a pull request to change it. But a comment seems like the next best thing.

timofonic commented on 2017-08-30 00:46 (UTC)

@eworm Thanks a lot!

timofonic commented on 2017-08-28 20:05 (UTC)

@Eschwartz pkgname=mkinitcpio-git pkgver=23.r2.g91b2125 pkgrel=1 What's wrong there? I tried to temporarily fix it by editing PKGBUILD, but I'm not sure what happens.

eschwartz commented on 2017-08-28 18:51 (UTC)

This package cannot be installed as-is (and I don't believe it ever could), since it doesn't provide mkinitcpio=$pkgver-$pkgrel and every single kernel package in the repos throws a conflict e.g. :: linux: removing mkinitcpio breaks dependency 'mkinitcpio>=0.7'

timofonic commented on 2017-08-27 00:55 (UTC)

pacman -U linux-drm-tip-git-r694381.5cd16b6da7da-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz linux-drm-tip-git-headers-r694381 .5cd16b6da7da-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz loading packages... resolving dependencies... looking for conflicting packages... :: mkinitcpio and mkinitcpio-git are in conflict. Remove mkinitcpio-git? [y/N] Why?

ftschindler commented on 2017-04-24 06:14 (UTC)

As already mentioned: `asciidoc` is missing in makedepends.

WonderWoofy commented on 2013-10-22 04:12 (UTC)

You need asciidoc in the makedepends.