[arch-releng] BeginnersGuide (WAS: RC1 ISOs and final release)

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 12:24:00 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 5:02 AM, Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Thu, 5 Feb 2009 23:28:35 -0500
> schrieb Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com>:
>> Hmm looks like the included beginner's guide needs updating.
>> I wouldn't recommend including a guide that recommends installing
>> yaourt in an official iso.
> It's in the Beginners Guide from the wiki - so discussion pro/contra
> should IMHO first go on there.
> (NB: if one uses elinks to read the wiki page he/she get the same
> information - so it's not a unique problem of the installer+docs)

We need to make a distinction between the "OFFICIAL install guide" and
the "UNOFFICIAL beginner's guide". That should clear this up. Add a
blurb that says that this document is community maintained...

> My opinion: If this would be the only thing to build a new set of
> Release mediums (instead simply rename the RC1 files), then i would
> say: No new build need, lets now stay with the beginnersguide.txt.
> And do changes for the next ISO.

We also have two timezone related issues. So the guides plus the
timezones... Seems like a valid reason to put out a new RC to me.

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