[arch-general] Arch Linux Release Question

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Wed Apr 7 15:51:42 EDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 07:51:54PM +0200, Pierre Schmitz wrote:

> On Wed, 07 Apr 2010 12:44:22 -0500, "David C. Rankin"
> <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> > ... It doesn't matter whether you use
> > the
> > latest install set or the one from 3 'releases' back, after the first
> > update,
> > you will have the exact same, current Arch Linux we all have. 
> It's not entirely true. You always should install using the latest iso and
> it is also important to release new isos regularly. Due to our continuous
> updates and changes old isos and especially netinstall are broken. For
> example you cannot run a netinstall with an old iso (without updating it
> first) due to the switch to xz compressed packages.

I wonder how this relates to my post of yesterday (which
has produced a mysterious silence otherwise...)

I really need to get this machine (and three others)
working by friday evening. 



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