[arch-releng] Assisting Chriss or adopting his CD as a separait project for Arch blind Users

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 14:01:04 EDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 20:54, Aaron Griffin<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Keith Hinton<keithint1234 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> As one of Chris Branon's friends, and as one who has submitted
>> valuable feedback, I'd like to see Chrisses CD get more support from
>> the Arch team leads, etc.
>> I also have another suggestion.
>> Why couldn't core snapshots be automatically generated, and Chrisses
>> CD/and the other official images could be all updated? As newer
>> kernels came out, we could even get weekly/monthly netiso images
>> automatically wich each core update, so that we'd never have to worry
>> about waiting for 2 3 4 months or whatever. :)
>> Just  a suggestion, only. I don't expect that this could be automated.
>> I'm just suggesting something, nothing more. But the fact that this CD
>> of chirsses is unofficial isn't great. He does a wonderful job. I'd
>> like to see him get more people who could build CDs, or whatever. That
>> way he doesn't have to do all the work, and can focuss on maintaing
>> Speakup/etc.
>> Maybe an #Arch-Accessibility channel should be created with an
>> associated mailing list.
>> Your thoughts?
>> I welcome anyone including Chris and anyone else who feels that
>> Accessibility is important to comment on this. I will CC this to
>> Arch-General as well so that the community in general can be made
>> aware of this.
>> Also, I wanted to ask why weekly builds couldn't be done?
>> I'm talking about autobuilds, btw, taht use your isoscripts.
>> I have seen other distros that offer accessibilty I.e.
>> GRML, etc, wich have automatic CDs.
>> Gentoo now has minimal stage3 tarballs, and automated snapshots, etc.
>> Just curious why Arch hasn't done somethinglike this.
>> Thanks so much all, happy arching, and have fun!
>> :)
>> P.s.
>> My favorite feature of the LiveCD (I've only used Chrisses bc I can't
>> use the others) is that you folks don't start anything we don't want.
>> This might also be a nice way to have chrisses work ported to AMD64,
>> not just I386. Maybe someone has an 64-bit box to test chrisses CDs
>> on?
>> :)
> Seconding what Dieter said here - this is more-or-less the first I've
> heard of this. When we originally started discussing the release
> engineering stuff, Chris and I discussed this topic a bit, but our
> communication seemed to drop off.
> Is there some place that this is being discussed that I am unaware of?
> So let me answer the question: It hasn't been included / integrated
> due to communication issues. We're simply unaware of any of this work,
> as no one has told us about it.

I think it was just missed:

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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