[arch-releng] Arch iso packages; clonezilla?

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Sat Nov 23 18:41:58 EST 2013

On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 08:45:02AM +0000, Jonathan Steel wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to propose including clonezilla [1][2] in the installation
> media. It provides an ncurses menu for backing up and restoring
> partitions/disks using partclone, which is already included (I maintain
> both).

I'm of the opinion that our ISO is already way too big. Adding a tool
which doesn't provide any functionality we don't already have seems like
a waste.

> As well as being a small and useful tool, I have another motive for getting
> it added.
> Clonezilla currently offer live media iso files of Debian and Ubuntu-based
> operating systems running clonezilla. By including clonezilla in our
> installation media they are happy to add it as an alternative version,
> offering an Arch-based iso that you can run clonezilla on. 

I don't understand why this is motivation.  What's the benefit to Arch?

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