[arch-releng] RC1 ISOs and final release

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 14:45:57 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 08:28:28PM +0100, cinan6 at gmail.com wrote:
> On 02/10/2009 05:54 PM, Grigorios Bouzakis wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 06:42:48PM +0200, Grigorios Bouzakis wrote:
>>> 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 severely outdated.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?
>>> With or without docs, i dont know whats best. But since the version of
>>> the guide im working on is mostly the same but shorter at this point,
>>> if its decided to include docs, just include the ones available in the
>>> installer.git now, with a note that its outdated.
>> Or what Aaron  said . The new guide is updated in some parts. Maybe it
>> would be better to include that one. I dont really know. Just if you do
>> make sure to get it from the git repo i posted in BR #13140.
> Hi guys,
> I think you could include just one part - how to set up network.  
> Everything else is on wiki, so users can look there. I suppose Arch  
> users aren't total beginners and they know how to use elinks.

You mean besides the setup network part during FTP/HTTP installation and
rc.conf ?
Heres how the guide looks now.
Suggestions welcome.


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