[arch-releng] dm-snapshot branch is now merged in official master branch.

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sun Jun 19 07:34:43 EDT 2011

On Sat, 18 Jun 2011 23:20:33 -0500
Yaro Kasear <yaro at marupa.net> wrote:

> I'm talking about the images found here: http://www.archlinux.org/download/
> We're long overdue for a new "snapshot"
> (...)

> The "automatic network configuration" is broken now that networking 
> in Archlinux has changed how it works, for example.

reported bug? provided patch?

> So, I'm asking a simple question, with the dm-snapshot its being merged into 
> the mainline releng, does this mean that we won't have to wait terribly much 
> longer for a new image?

nope, nothing to do with it. in fact this is disruptive and may cause some regressions.

> Because, frankly, we could have easily soon (...blah blah)

There are way too few contributions, if things go as they are going now, we might see a new release at the end of the year,
or next year.  If more people in the community would contribute bugfixes the process could go quicker.


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