[arch-releng] RC1 ISOs and final release

Stephan Platz stephan.platz at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 10 12:59:18 EST 2009

On Tuesday 10 February 2009 18:54:33 Smartboy wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Gerhard Brauer 
<gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > i have a proposition on the current RC1 and the final 
release phase:
> >
> > If the current state of the documentation is the real 
problem not to
> > release the ISO - hell, let's remove ALL documentation from 
> > release. We have not an official ISO release since 2008.06 
and now
> > someone found a "yaourt" in the docu!
> >
> > IMHO: the RC1 is in release state from technical state. Let's 
build the
> > final without docu (i guess not many people will ever need 
them really)
> > and fix the last minor things (typo in /etc/issue, etc.).
> >
> >        *** And release it.  **
> >
> > If we switch to aif next release the docu must rewritten 
> >
> > Gerhard
> If this happens, looks like I will have to remaster the ISO to put
> docs back in for myself, since I don't like to waste paper to 
> Arch, and don't usually have another computer beside me. 
> documentation being on the CD was a big bonus for me, 
since I didn't
> have to go online to get it when I was installing. I know of a 
> people for which it helped as well, as they too didn't want to 
> out all 30(?) pages from the wiki.
> Smartboy


I think there should well be a little guide on the iso. At least the 
part which describes the steps until you get connected to the 


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