[arch-releng] new release images?

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 00:55:53 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 5:52 AM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> I've been to build.archlinux.org again to check out the state of our
> chroots, but I wondered: can i safely upgrade all packages (including
> kernel stuff)? what's the state of archiso? did we do any manual
> modifications to scripts such as archiso? should I install archiso from
> git (master) or is there a new package? Maybe we should just put
> an archiso git checkout in /home/archiso because it will keep on
> getting improvements anyway.  Anything else I'm forgetting before we can
> start to actually build images in the chroot?

When you say "upgrade all packages", do you mean in the chroot or on
the machine? If possible (and I hope it is possible), the building of
the image shouldn't depend on the host being -Syu-ed daily as that
leads to a lot of trouble in a server environment.


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