[arch-releng] Reviving archiso releases?

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Jul 30 06:19:50 EDT 2012

Am 28.07.2012 03:26, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
> On 07/27/2012 09:49 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> So, what do you think about this?
>> Greetings,
>> Pierre
> Oh yes, I want to do this since long time :)

So, as I'd like to create a new iso this week it would be good to have
archiso packaged before. Did you push the recent changes into a
non-public repo somewhere? I could also push patches directly to
projects.archlinux.org (after they are discussed) to make your life



Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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