[arch-dev-public] New ISO release thread, please all read!
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 16:44:22 EDT 2007
On 10/4/07, Dale Blount <dale at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-10-04 at 22:22 +0200, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> > Ok,
> > according to the last thread about releasing on saturday i summarize:
> > - most agree with releasing a new iso that just works
> > - New codename?
> > A new iso will be released in november which contains a new major kernel,
> > which we all agreed earlier this year should trigger a new codename and
> > release/filename.
> > At the moment it would mean much work to regenerate the ISOs with only to
> > include a new code name. With entering kernel .23 series we should bump
> > initscripts to a new code name, suggestions are welcome :)
> > one mentioned was Hardcore
> +1 for Hardcore
> > - Release/File name of ISOs?
> > ok here started the confusion,
> > these ISOs will still contain the same major kernel series as in 2007.08 ISOs.
> > There was also a thread about name scheme and we wanted to use -0.x as
> > developer ISOs and [1-9] as release/bugfix versions.
> > According to this it would be logical to use here
> > 2007.08-2 as release/filename
> > we could still use the iso/2007.08 directory on ftp and remove the others
> > directories, see section below.
> Maybe I missed it, but what's wrong with 2007.08.2 to follow 2007.08.1?
Yeah this was a long thread - it's a minor semantic difference to
YYYY.MM.X makes the X look like a day. The dash is used because
everything else in our releases uses the dash to indicate a "release
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