[arch-releng] ToDo: 2009.08 Final

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Fri Aug 7 04:30:03 EDT 2009

On Fri, 07 Aug 2009 10:20:23 +0200
Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> seems we have (also after the public RC1 test announce) no blockers
> for final release of 2009.08.
> We planned this latest on 09. August 2009.
> To give the mirrors and torrent seeders a chance to relieve our
> servers, i plan to build the images tomorrow (Saturday, early on my
> localtime). 

Sounds good
>I keep them in /home/archiso/images.
> The announce could be made then on Sunday or latest Monday(10. August
> morning).
> What we have to do:
> ------------------------
> * Write the announcement(draft) for 2009.08 (Dieter, Aaron ?)
I'll do this.  I'll send a draft proposal this noon / afternoon /evening

> * IMHO we should test all images at last if they boot. To speed up
> this we could split this on several people, maybe we split it for
> testing: all i686 ISOs:  Tester = ???
>   all x86_64 ISOs: Tester = Gerhard
>   all USB-Images: Tester = ???
>   If no other testers are available, i try myself to test as many as
>   possible.
I can test i686 iso's and img's.  I'll do some interactive and automatic installs and I'll probably try net vs

> * Move the images directly after build (and test) to gerolde so the
>   mirror sync could be started. (Aaron ?)
> * I also could make the *.torrent files according to the last mailed
>   workflow, a admin has to add the hashsums to opentracker whitelist.
>   It would help if archiso group member could edit the opentracker
>   whitelist file, maybe we add a group opentracker or torrent and add
>   %archiso members? (Gerhard ?)
> * Also the RC1 hashes have to be removed from opentracker whitelist
> and from public download dir on sigurd. (Gerhard ?)
> Minor things:
> -------------------
> * Make actual packages of archiso and aif for extra repo according to
>   the state we used on this snapshot.

yep. I'll release a new stable aif package into extra this evening.
> Gerhard

I will also swap the installation guides when we release.  (I'll put the current one on a new page called '..._old' or something.


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