[arch-releng] Last review of 14 patches before push to master.

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Dec 8 17:56:09 CET 2010

On 12/08/2010 06:31 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Dec 2010 00:10:51 -0300
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi<vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>  wrote:
>> To avoid too many mails, I simply sent this one with summary.
>> I now have access to archiso.git, any issues in pushing these changes?
>> I done some test and all works:
>> * build i686 and x86_64 iso.
>> * build dual iso.
>> * boot i686 and x86_64 (all syslinux options works)
>> * boot dual (all syslinux options works, and also autodetection)
>> * boot with newer options for loop support (with and without
>> copytoram)
>> * all tests done with default install_dir "/arch" and under random
>> name "/pepito".
>> * also just for see image size I build images with sqfs compressed
>> with lzma, of course this does not boot at this moment.
>> core-dual look like: http://djgera.pastebin.com/vYMCuM6w
>> core-i686 look like: http://djgera.pastebin.com/5puDe02m
>> As you can see now both single and dual, share the same directory
>> scheme.
>> https://github.com/djgera/archiso/compare/master...experimental
>> 7e1d2fd [syslinux-iso] Add support to squashfs compression types.
>> 7e18035 [archiso2dual] Autodetect whether we can boot x86_64
>> 8f6a6ab Unify scheme of sed replacements.
>> 8bdf43e [archiso] Add support to mount iso in loopback mode.
>> 85e3798 [syslinux-cfg] Remove joe from packages.*
>> ed2e27e [archiso2dual] Adapt to new dir scheme of source
>> /${install_dir}/${arch}/
>> f7d5cbb [syslinux-iso] Unify dir scheme with -dual images
>> d34f2c6 [archiso] Place *.sqfs images in /${install_dir}/${arch}/
>> 3d46d7e [archiso2dual] Adjust to work with new dir scheme
>> aae85f4 [syslinux-cfg] Adjust to work with new -D option of mkarchiso
>> c186a20 [archiso] Add -D<install_dir>  option to mkarchiso
>> f139527 [archiso2dual] Modify behaviour of -S parameter
>> af66220 [archiso2dual] Add support for squashfs compression types
>> 487436b [archiso] Add support for squashfs compression types
>> Thanks.
> looks good to me (although i don't know much about archiso).
> i have only 1 remark:
> https://github.com/djgera/archiso/blob/1635eacfe7b6bf24727798df5abdd3fbd80dcdbe/archiso/hooks/archiso_loop_mnt
> maybe at line 11 put a line
> echo "waiting for blockdevice ${img_dev} to become available" ?
> Dieter
Thanks for review.

True, or directly using poll_device() function provided by mkinitcpio 
that does all. I don't know why I not used this neither here and in pxe 
[#1] hook (actually in master).
I will do these changes, and test how works.


Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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