[arch-releng] Bittorrent with webseeds
dieter at plaetinck.be
Sat Jan 24 16:08:55 EST 2009
On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 13:58:05 -0600
Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Dieter Plaetinck
> <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> > On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 17:57:19 +0100
> > Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
> >> Am Sat, 24 Jan 2009 11:20:03 +0100
> >> schrieb Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de>:
> >> > Am Fri, 23 Jan 2009 17:28:02 -0600
> >> > schrieb Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> >> >
> >> > > Gerhard, could you possibly build some of the ISOs? Is
> >> > > everything in order? I am adding dmraid to the package list
> >> > > right now.
> >> > >
> >> > > I won't be home until late tonight (now + 6 or 7 hours), and I
> >> > > can get to building then - I'm actually building the grub
> >> > > based ISOs now (yay ssh and screen).
> >> >
> >> > Yes, sure. I build today (Sat.) all i686 ISOs and upload them to
> >> > http://users.archlinux.de/~gerbra/iso/
> >> > I try also building the i686 USB images (never tried this). SO
> >> > you could pick up what you need.
> >> > I start building the isolinux images when you say: i build grub
> >> > ISOs.
> >> OK, I've built the i686 ISOs and uploaded them.
> >> From my view this could be the final ISOs (dmraid is added, newest
> >> mkinitcpio is on board, they all boot...)
> > Hey uhm.. I've just discovered a quite big bug in aif: it used the
> > live pacman at some point instead of the one for the target system
> > without doing pacman -Sy first, while pacman -Sy is done (only) for
> > the target system.
> > Two options:
> > 1) we don't rebuild and keep the isos like they are. aif will break
> > during installation in all cases, unless the user intervenes
> > manually and does a "pacman -Sy" in a terminal somewhere between
> > configuring the network and selecting the packages. (note that you
> > need a working internet connection during installation)
> > 2) i've fixed the code, retagged it (2009.01.24) and retested. it
> > works now. if ok for you guys: Aaron, can you update your
> > PKGBUILD/the package and can we rebuild the isos? i can even build
> > the iso's and upload them if you want (though I'll need an ftp
> > account somewhere then)
> > Pierre said that he can't fix the torrents until monday evening
> > anyway so I guess we can pick option 2.
> > There's a quite peculiar reason this issue pops up so late btw:
> > I've always been working and testing with an install cd on which I
> > installed git and fakeroot myself (pacman -Sy git fakeroot) so I
> > had a synced database. now is the first time I am testing with an
> > installcd that doesn't have a synced database. :o
> I didn't think these guys were final, are they? We go from alpha to
heh.. I thought these iso's were beta :)
Another reason why clearer naming could be useful
( http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-releng/2009-January/000046.html )
> This is a rather annoying issue that I really think should get
> addressed before pushing final ISOs, as it is a regression:
I hope that we can really use the "due in version" feature of flyspray,
then we can use the roadmap feature to keep track of what needs to be
Regarding your issue, I'm afraid I don't know much about that stuff.
But I'm sure others understand what's going on.
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