[arch-releng] Reviving archiso releases?

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Jul 27 20:56:24 EDT 2012

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 2:49 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> as I plan a new iso for next week, I was wondering if we should create
> tags for archiso so I can create an actual package to be put into the
> repos. This would simplify the building process and reduces some
> possible issues from e.g. an inconsistent archiso install. (e.g. if you
> just run make install old files wont get removed from the root-image
> directory. Imho the more we can automate and standardize here the
> better.

Sounds great.

> I guess the easiest way would be to use a versioning scheme like in
> arch-install scripts (every tag increments the version by one) or a date
> based one (e.g. 20120728). We could just tag a new release a few days
> before the new iso gets created and update the package.

I prefer just an increasing counter, but don't see it as hugely important.


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