[arch-releng] Final checklist for 2009.01/02

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 18:35:56 EST 2009

On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 5:05 PM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> Thanks everyone for your efforts in testing and experimenting with the
> grub stuff.
> I went over all mails and tickets, and afaict we only have 4 more open
> remaining issues, for all of which we only need someone with access
> to apply the fixes / some testing.
> See the roadmap @
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/roadmap/proj6
> FS#13070: we have a fix but need a developer who can update
> archlinux-installer (and it's package) for us
I applied the patch; see the bug report for more comments. Aaron- any
reason we need to make tarballs and all that jazz for this, and can't
just grab a GIT tagged revision directly and check it out? Seems like
a painful and slow process.

> FS#13068: we have to wait until grub-gfx package is updated for 64bit
> FS#13049: should be okay for 64bit users. if you have such system, keep
> your eyes open during cdrom boot and confirm it's okay now please.
Closed- we already had a confirmed fix.

> FS#12896: need confirmation from usb users that it's okay.
> I personally have a slow upload.. maybe some else can upload his
> homebuilt isos (or we can wait a bit for Aaron to surface again, but
> that will be more then 24 hours from now I think)
> Anyway, here is the build procedure, it's quite easy:
>   git clone http://projects.archlinux.org/git/archiso.git
>   cd archiso/archiso
>   sudo make install #to be packaged later
>   cd ../configs/install-iso
>   # change version in Makefile
>   # if on x86_64, remove intel-536ep and intel-537 from packages.list
>   ./buildall.sh
>   scp release/* ...somewhere...
> Dieter

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