[arch-dev-public] thoughts about next release

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri May 11 14:23:11 EDT 2007

Roman Kyrylych schrieb:
>> my idea of next ISO with .21 kernel and for Linuxtag 2007:
>> - pacman3 should be on it, aaron when you move it in?
>> - release it like 0.8 with base,current and ftp till SCM and core move has
>>  been done in summer.


>> - 0.8 will die, what was the consensus: 05-2007 <cool-snapshotname>?
>>  rc.sysinit and arch-release should contain this consensus then.

2007-05 or 2007.05 is fine, but not 05.2007 (sortability). I don't like
200705 though.

> As I said in previous message already - IMO /etc/arch-release and
> snapshot name from /etc/issue should be removed.
> What's the point of updating those things with Arch's rolling release

I agree with Tobias here, having these names is just fun. And putting
them in /etc/issue is fine for me.

I like the 'pacmania' name, but I would prefer "Duke", to remember the
joke on April 1st.

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