[arch-dev-public] ISO Release naming scheme

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 05:30:11 EDT 2007

2007/9/19, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de>:
> Am Mittwoch, 19. September 2007 09:49:21 schrieb Roman Kyrylych:
> > 1) YYYY.MM will stay the same as when the kernel was released,
> > i.e. the bugfix for 2007.10-1 release will be 2007.10-2 even if it
> > will be in November?
> > I think it is OK as it clearly states that they are using the same
> > kernel (and they will have the same codename).
> If its released in November it should be named 2007.11. Don't forget: if we
> generate a new iso all new packages from [core] are included. So in most
> cases there are not only changes to the installer but to the included
> packages as well.
> If we release several isos per month (we should really avoid this) its ok to
> append -X.

But with this scheme there's no way to know if new ISO includes new
major version of kernel, or this is just a bugfix release.
I guess the only way to differentiate major releases from bugfix
releases is a codename.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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