[arch-dev-public] [signoff] mkinitcpio 0.7-1, device-mapper/lvm2 2.02.85-3, dmraid 1.0.0.rc16.3-2, mdadm 3.2.2-2, v86d 0.1.10-2

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 14:40:07 EDT 2011

On 30 June 2011 21:15, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> This is a huge release and should stay in testing for a while. I want to
> point out two significant changes:
> 1) We now have a build() function instead of an install() function - the
> latter was an unfortunate conflict with the install utility. The hooks
> in the repository have been adjusted, but backward-compatibility code is
> in place (a deprecation warning will be printed). All these packages
> have conflicts=(mkinitcpio<0.7).
> 2) We now use bsdcpio instead of gen_init_cpio. This obsoletes the
> gen_init_cpio package and adds a dependency on libarchive. This also
> speeds up the image generation considerably.
> Other changes include massive cleanups and fixes, code refactoring, and
> changes that should finally make the -b (basedir) option useful.
> Please test and sign off.

Signoff both.

(Tested mkinitcpio on x86_64 and {mkinitcpio,device-mapper,cryptsetup} on i686.)

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