[arch-dev-public] draft for new isos

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Jul 17 17:56:46 EDT 2012

Am 17.07.2012 22:45, schrieb Dave Reisner:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 10:41:15PM +0100, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> we really need to write a news istem about new isos etc.. Here are some
>> points we should mention:
>> * removed aif for now
>> * looking for aif contributors and/or maintainer (need to ask Dieter if
>> he likes to guide applicants or never wants to toch aif again -))
>> * new arch install scripts
>> * keyring is initialized on bootup; signature verification is enabled
>> by default. keyring is copied to target system in pacstrap
>> * need community help with documentation
>> * only one single iso (for both arches, no core repo included)
>> * regular (can we agree on monthly here?) releases
>> * we should mention that the iso itself is signed and that it really
>> should be verified
>> Anything I missed? Would anybody like to write up some actual text? :-)
> PXE booting. There's documentation available for this:
> http://releng.archlinux.org/pxeboot/

Yes, this is actually nice. But we should still mention that this does
not verify signatures and therefor is not really secure to use.

> No promises, but I'll see if I can cobble together a starting point for
> a news item tonight.

Gerado also just sent me a list of archiso changes to the arch-releng
mailing list:

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