[arch-releng] [arch-dev] 2009.01 Alpha ISOs
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 12:08:27 EST 2009
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Thu, 22 Jan 2009 11:58:02 -0600
> schrieb Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Gerhard Brauer
>> <gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> > Am Thu, 22 Jan 2009 09:53:05 -0600
>> > schrieb Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
>> >> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Hugo Doria <hugodoria at gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > * There's only two categories on "Select Packages". Base and
>> >> > base-devel. And there are some packages with categorie "None";
>> >> This is new. I'll look into it
>> > This are the default groups since 2006.08. You could/should only
>> > install packages from base (and base-devel) and a few other packages
>> > during first time installation. Pre-2008.06 has groups like default
>> > or "other libs", but these aren't needed.
>> I'm just wondering where the "None" packages come from.
> The current installer download only core.db.tat.gz. So each package we
> offer in the installer that don't belongs to a package in core will get
> a "None" as repo source.
> We should investigate this (ex. how aif handle this). But i think it's
> OK, cause we advise the user at this point: install only the base/core
> system (and your absolutely needed additional packages: wlan stuff etc).
> But never heard that this "None" status irritates any user...
So this is only a problem with the core ISO?
We could always change it from "None" to "other" later. Let's leave it
as is now.
> BTW: Aaron, have you modified the archiso/package.lst for this Alpha
> ISOs (20-Jan-2009 17:53)? I miss dmraid, which we want include.
Ah no. I need to re-push out a mkinitcpio package, assuming that
second patch fully fixes that USB bug. Then that and initscripts need
to go to core before I build the ISOs.
I will get to the package in the next few minutes
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