[arch-releng] Reviving archiso releases?

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Mon Jul 30 17:52:57 EDT 2012

On 07/30/2012 07:19 AM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> 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
> easier.
> Greetings,
> Pierre

Nope, I want some feedback from Thomas ;) Please push them to your git 
repo like with previous patches. Thanks :)

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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