[arch-releng] RC1 ISOs and final release

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 13:45:46 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:19:29AM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:11 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 THIS
> > 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 again.
> Good point, and I agree 100%. I will make sure we add a note to the
> release notes that documentation has been removed because it is
> severely outdated. I will point them to the wiki page, updated with
> dolby's changes, and suggest saving or printing or something if they
> need offline docs - does this sound good?
> Though, if I grabbed dolby's changes right now, and removed the
> beginners guide, will that put us in a better state?

I updated the guide after performing an FTP installation to the best
that i could. Feel free to include it in the ISO. I suggest leaving the
beginners gyide there too. I added a reference to it, plus the beg.
guide is only outdated when it comes to install steps which should be
covered in the install guide.


what to do and what not to do in public :o)

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